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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3,000+ MIT voices behind fossil fuel divestment

3,000+ MIT voices behind fossil fuel divestment

19% of all students, 30% of undergrads, >750 grad students, 43% of the class of 2017. The top-rated proposal on the MIT Climate Change Conversation…

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11.10.14 - Join the MIT Climate Conversation, Support Divestment!

11.10.14 – Join the MIT Climate Conversation, Support Divestment!

In response to the rapidly-growing fraction of the community demanding divestment of the Institute’s $12.4 billion endowment from the fossil fuel industry, MIT President Rafael…

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11.07.14 - FFMIT Divestment Proposal Wins at Climate Competition

11.07.14 – FFMIT Divestment Proposal Wins at Climate Competition

Fossil Free MIT’s proposal for fossil fuel divestment to MIT’s international crowdsourced 2014 Climate CoLab competition has been selected as a finalist after winning the…

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10.20.14 - MIT launches Climate Change Conversation in response to calls for divestment; FFMIT represented on steering committee

10.20.14 – MIT launches Climate Change Conversation in response to calls for divestment; FFMIT represented on steering committee

In response to the rapidly-growing fraction of the community demanding divestment of the Institute’s $12.4 billion endowment from the fossil fuel industry, MIT President Rafael…

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05.08.14 - President Reif announces leader of MIT environment initiative and "campus-wide conversation on how to tackle climate change" that will "provide recommendations for action"

05.08.14 – President Reif announces leader of MIT environment initiative and “campus-wide conversation on how to tackle climate change” that will “provide recommendations for action”

On May 8, in a letter to the whole MIT community1,2,3, President Rafael Reif announced that he has asked a committee of MIT faculty “to…

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05.02.14 - 4 Miles of Blue: Climate Change Comes to Campus

05.02.14 – 4 Miles of Blue: Climate Change Comes to Campus

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02.27.14 - 60 Students Switch Cellphones to Solar!

02.27.14 – 60 Students Switch Cellphones to Solar!

With soldering irons in one hand, and silicon wafers in the other, 60 MIT students gathered this evening for Fossil Free MIT’s inaugural ‘Build Your…

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02.11.14 - Full House at Spring Kickoff Open-House!

02.11.14 – Full House at Spring Kickoff Open-House!

Fossil Free MIT got off to a great start to the term tonight, with a super-successful Spring Kickoff Open-House.  Thank you ever so much to…

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01.27.14 - World leaders weigh in on fossil fuel divestment

01.27.14 – World leaders weigh in on fossil fuel divestment

Pull your money out of high carbon assets, urge World Bank President, UN Climate Chief and UN Secretary General. The fossil fuel divestment movement just…

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