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Divestment movement arrives in Virginia

University of Richmond students are trying to persuade administrators to become the first college in the state to divest its endowment from fossil fuels.
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Divestment campaigns - and reinvestment efforts - gain strength as climate change intensifies

With over 80 percent of the world’s population experiencing extreme weather linked to climate change, university endowments have become a focal point for students, faculty, and community members eager to snuff out their schools’ support for the fossil fuel companies most responsible for fueling the climate crisis.