FFMIT at the People's Climate March!

FFMIT at the People’s Climate March!

Fossil Free MIT and the UA Committee on Sustainability brought 40 MIT community members to Washington, DC, for the People’s Climate March! Despite the 93ºF…

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2015.10.22 - Sit-in for divestment at President’s office

2015.10.22 – Sit-in for divestment at President’s office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, October 22, 2015 Contact: Geoffrey Supran, Fossil Free MIT (+1) 617-899-8482, gjsupran@mit.edu MIT students sit-in at President’s office in protest against MIT’s decision…

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2015.09.23 - Proud to Be One of 82 Colleges Calling on Pope Francis to Divest The Vatican

2015.09.23 – Proud to Be One of 82 Colleges Calling on Pope Francis to Divest The Vatican

Fossil Free MIT is proud to be one of the 82 colleges and universities – religious and non-religious – to sign the below letter calling…

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2015.09.16 - World-Renowned Climate Scientists & Advocates Tell MIT to Divest, Open Letter

2015.09.16 – World-Renowned Climate Scientists & Advocates Tell MIT to Divest, Open Letter

World-renowned climate scientists and advocates join calls for MIT to heed its own committee’s advice to divest from fossil fuels in open letter The open letter…

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2015.06.22 - Cambridge City Council Backs MIT Divestment

2015.06.22 – Cambridge City Council Backs MIT Divestment

Today, the Cambridge City Council passed resolution R-10, officially “commending MIT’s Presidential Advisory Committee on Climate Change on their bold endorsement of divestment.” A big…

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2015.06.15 - MIT committee backs coal & tar sands divestment

2015.06.15 – MIT committee backs coal & tar sands divestment

MIT presidential climate change committee supports divestment from coal and tar sands, and proposes ethics advisory council to combat investments in disinformation. Download our press…

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2015.06.05 - MIT faculty, student groups, & alumni call for divestment

2015.06.05 – MIT faculty, student groups, & alumni call for divestment

79 MIT faculty, 21 student groups, and alumni diverting donations, appeal to MIT President’s legacy on graduation day, calling for climate action, including fossil fuel…

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2015.04.17 - FFMIT Proud to Stand Alongside Divest Harvard

2015.04.17 – FFMIT Proud to Stand Alongside Divest Harvard

Today FFMIT joined 600 Harvard students, staff, faculty, alumni, and local community members in the powerful closing rally of #HarvardHeatWeek. It was impossible for Harvard…

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04.09.15 - 500 Attend High-Profile MIT Divestment Debate

04.09.15 – 500 Attend High-Profile MIT Divestment Debate

MIT Administration Debates Divestment While Harvard’s Dismisses It In response to 3,000 nerds-turned-activists, MIT’s administration hosts an unprecedented public debate on whether MIT should divest…

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2015.04.09 - DIVEST Pixel Hack!

2015.04.09 – DIVEST Pixel Hack!

On the day of the MIT administration’s high-profile fossil fuel divestment debate, MIT awoke to a DIVEST pixel hack! MIT students overnight apparently turned the…

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