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Dr. Noel Healy: Why Universities Should Divest From Fossil Fuels

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Dr. Noel Healy presents the moral and economic case for fossil fuel divestment at an open debate at Salem State University. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/FossilFreeSalemState?fref=ts References 1. M.E. Mann, Defining dangerous anthropogenic interference. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. 106, 4065-4066 (2009). 2. M.R. Allen,V.R. Barros, J. Broome, W. Cramer, R. Christ, et al., IPCC Fifth Assessment Synthesis Report-Climate Change. (2014). 3. K. Anderson, A. Bows, Beyond ‘dangerous’ climate change: emission scenarios for a new world. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A. 369, 20-44 (1934). 4. A. Ansar, B. Caldecott, J. Tilbury, "Stranded Assets and the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign: What Does Divestment Mean for the Valuation of Fossil Fuel Assets" (SSEE, Oxford, 2013). 5. World Energy Outlook 2012 (OECD/IEA, Paris, 2012). 6. "Unburnable Carbon 2013: Wasted capital and stranded assets" (Carbon Tracker Initiative and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, 2013). 7. B. Franta, Two important errors in the fossil fuel divestment debate: A response to robert stavins. The Energy Collective. (2014; http://theenergycollective.com/bafranta/2154576/two-important-errors-fossil-fuel- divestment-debate-response-robert-stavins). 8. "Fossil fuel divestment: Building a social movement for collective climate action" (Fossil Free MIT, Boston, 2014). 9. M. Patsky, L. Samuelrich, Extracting fossil fuels from your portfolio: A guide to personal divestment and reinvestment. 350.org. 6-21 (2014). 10. S. Braman, L. Connolly, L. Di Rosa, et al."The carbon underground: The world’s top 200 public companies" (Trillium Asset Mgmt., Boston, 2014). 11. Benchmarking Air Emissions of the 100 Largest Electric Power Producers in the United States—2014. Collaborative Report by the National Resources Defense Council, Ceres, and Public Service Enterprise Group. (National Resources Defense Council, New York, 2014). 12. Z. Hausfather, A. Kent, S. Tiell, et al. Resilient portfolios and fossil-free pensions. Go Fossil Free. 1-30 (2013). 13. N. Robins, Integrating environmental risks into asset valuations: The potential for stranded assets and the implications for long-term investors. The International Institute for Sustainable Development. 1-13 (2014). 14. S. Connolly, K. Schultz, N. Shallow, Divestment from fossil fuel investments: An analysis of potential impacts and strategies. The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College. 1-27 (2014).