The Transylvania Times -

By Jeremiah Reed
Staff Writer 

Brevard College To No Longer Invest In Fossil Fuels - Brevard NC


It was a historic day for Brevard College Friday as the college’s Board of Trustees passed a vote divesting all of the school’s endowments in fossil fuels, with the goal of re-investing those monies into more environmentally friendly funds by 2018.

The vote came one week after students held a rally on campus as part of Global Divestment Day to voice their support for divestment and call on school administration to do their part.

Brevard College’s decision to divest is indeed a symbolic gesture.

The divestment movement has picked up momentum over the past few years but the 19 Ameri...

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