John Prandato

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The numbers behind Divest Harvard

The numbers behind Divest Harvard

Climate-conscious investing isn’t just socially responsible – it’s smart economics

In recent weeks, students at Harvard have stepped up the pressure on the university to divest its $32.3 billion endowment – the largest in the world – from the fossil fuel industry. In a display being mirrored on campuses across the country, students blocked the entrance to the president’s office in a coordinated effort that(...)

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Painting Boston shades of green

Painting Boston shades of green

The direction of Boston’s climate change plan in the post-Menino era

The next mayor of Boston will face many challenges, but few will be as long-term and as far-reaching as climate change. A peculiar result of the broken political system in Washington is that climate change – a decidedly global issue – has become a sweet spot for state and city policymakers. Just as the most(...)

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