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To: President Starr & the Board of Trustees

Divest Pomona College from Fossil Fuels! (Outdated)

Divest Pomona College from Fossil Fuels! (Outdated)

Please sign our updated petition to support divestment at the Claremont Colleges:

Why is this important?

Climate change is accelerating. We are witnessing the increasing impacts of a warming planet more and more consistently; in this last year alone our country experienced record-breaking heat, droughts, and hurricanes, which impacted hundreds of thousands of people and cost our country hundreds of billions of dollars. Hurricane Sandy alone caused $50 billion in damages. Experts agree that global warming caused by humans burning fossil fuels will continue to accelerate and intensify these tragic climate disasters. The scientific consensus is clear and overwhelming; we cannot safely burn even half of global fossil-fuel reserves without dangerously warming the planet for several thousand years.

Claremont, CA, United States

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Reasons for signing

  • Been hearing for decades that we must change course. The tired excuses used to discount the need for change have never been valid, although many have been fooled into complacency. How many more "Record" storms, seasonal temperature fluctuations, fires and other disasters must we see?
  • consider the alternative?????
  • We must stand before we all gone or have to move else wherever


2016-05-12 01:23:09 -0400

500 signatures reached

2014-10-09 23:01:20 -0400

100 signatures reached

2014-10-06 23:49:19 -0400

50 signatures reached

2014-10-06 23:18:36 -0400

25 signatures reached

2014-10-02 01:06:32 -0400

10 signatures reached