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College will look into contracting with more sustainable bank for P-cards

College will look into contracting with more sustainable bank for P-cards

By NICOLE POLLACK

March 12, 2020

Scholar-in-Residence Bill McKibben was arrested in a Chase Bank branch in Washington D.C. earlier this year as part of an effort to stop big banks from funding fossil fuels. The issue is closer to Middlebury than it might seem — the college currently contracts with Chase Bank, the world’s largest lender to the fossil fuel industry, for its purchasing cards.

Letter to the Editor

By WILL AMIDON

December 5, 2019

As a geology professor at Middlebury College, I am proud to be involved with the “Energy2028” initiative.

Divestment and Energy 2028: A Future Worth Fighting For

By EMILY THOMPSON

January 24, 2019

Institutions that actively seek to propel the climate movement forward are the catalysts needed for national progress.

The Economic Case for Fossil Fuel Divestment

By HENRY LABALME, '84, JESSIE SAACKE '85, BRIAN CONCANNON '84, ALEX PRUD'HOMME '85, SARAH BUFFUM PRUD'HOMME '85, and AL BUCKNAM '83

December 6, 2018

It is time for the college to heed the call of its students, who last spring voted overwhelmingly in favor of divestment.

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