Students for a Just and Stable Future and 350 Massachusetts – State House
Cambridge, Mass. - Demanding an open meeting with Harvard University President Drew Faust to discuss the school’s investments in fossil-fuel related industries, which they say has been denied to them since the fall, protestors blockaded her office on Wednesday.
BOSTON/State House - Calling on Gov. Deval Patrick to do more to address the issue of climate change, hundreds of students and young people left their classes as part of a demonstration in front of the State House on Monday.
Around 300 protesters from across the Bay State gathered to demand that the state divest from fossil fuels and fossil fuel-related infrastructure, and to highlight the growing threat from climate change.
Cambridge, Mass. - Thirty college students and community members gathered in Harvard Square last night for a candlelight vigil for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, and to bring attention to the disaster climate change has wrecked upon the Philippines.
Cambridge, Mass. - Harvard student activists, frustrated by recent talks with university trustees, are escalating their campaign to get the school to ditch its fossil fuel company investments.
About 100 students, alums and faculty held a rally outside the Harvard president’s office Thursday, delivering 1,300 petition signatures and pouncing on a comment one trustee made that activists found particularly distressing.