YALE HERALD: A Half-Step in the Right Direction

The Yale Endowment Justice Coalition

Last week, Yale’s Committee on Fossil Fuel Investment Principles released its recommendations. In this document, members of the Yale administration finally acknowledge that climate change is a grave social harm, and that fossil fuel companies—the companies that extract fossil fuels from the earth, market them to consumers, and shape public policy behind the scenes to put their shareholders’s wealth above the good of the planet—are uniquely culpable in the climate crisis.