To: TOWN AND VILLAGE OF NEW PALTZ GOVERNMENTS

DIVEST NEW PALTZ FROM FOSSIL FUELS

DIVEST NEW PALTZ FROM FOSSIL FUELS

New Paltz should immediately freeze any new investments in fossil fuels and divest from direct ownership in any commingled funds that include fossil fuel public equities and corporate bonds within 5 years.

Why is this important?

Global Climate Change and the extreme weather is to a great extent the result of the burning of fossil fuels. It is time to switch to renewable clean energy sources that do not release carbon into the atmosphere.

New Paltz is prone to flooding and we must work together to prevent more damage like what Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee did to our region by divesting town holdings in fossil fuel companies.

http://www.townofnewpaltz.org/
http://www.villageofnewpaltz.org/

New Paltz, NY

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Reasons for signing

  • This should apply to SUNY also.
  • I am about to start school at SUNY New Paltz as an adult learner. It is time for everyone to start taking this issue seriously, divestment is a way for Universities to sent the message that they care for their students and the world they live in more than they care for the fossil fuel industry.
  • Divestment we can all understand why to do it.....it is nothing new but newly done to help all. Myra

Updates

2017-05-07 17:13:46 -0400

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2013-12-13 20:59:54 -0500

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