Resources

Sources Referenced (in our petitions and home text):

WashU Student Union Resolution on Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Leadership change planned for Washington University investment office (The Source – December 6th, 2016)

The Carbon Underground 200TM – 2017 Edition (Fossil Free Indexes LLC)

Fossil Fuel Funding to Congress: Industry influence in the U.S. (Oil Change International)

Map: St. Louis, a divided city (Al Jazeera America – August 13th, 2014)

Toxic Wastes and Race In the United States (Commission for Racial Justice, United Church of Christ)

Association between Residential Proximity to Fuel-Fired Power Plants and Hospitalization Rate for Respiratory Diseases (Environmental Health Perspectives – June 2012)

Do the Investment Math: Building a Carbon-Free Portfolio (Aperio Group – 2013)

Stranded assets and the fossil fuel divestment campaign: what does divestment mean for the valuation of fossil fuel assets? (Ansar et al. – 2013)

Washington University in St. Louis Mission Statement

Coal Blooded (NAACP)

What is in the Paris climate agreement? (BBC News – May 31, 2017)

COP21: The Impact of Climate Change on the World’s Marginalized Populations (Health and Human Rights Journal – October 27, 2015)

Distribution of Impacts by Sector (from 2001 IPCC report)

Calling on Wash. U. to cut ties with Peabody Energy (Student Life – April 1, 2014)

Brookings sit-in urges WU to cut ties with Peabody (Student Life – April 10, 2014)

REPORT: Fossil fuel divestment doubles in size as institutions representing $5 trillion commit to divest (350.org – December 12, 2016)

Pressure on Exxon Over Climate Change Intensifies With New Documents (The New York Times – April 14, 2016)

Collection of articles on Labadie (St. Louis Public Radio)

Dirty Coal in Missouri (Sierra Club)

Black Mesa mines: Native Americans demand return of their ancestors’ bones (The Guardian – December 10, 2014)

The College Sustainability Report Card – Endowment Transparency (Sustainable Endowments Institute)

Asthma in St. Louis City (Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Missouri Asthma Prevention and Control Program)