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To: The New York Botanical Garden Board of Trustees

Fossil Free NYBG

Fossil Free NYBG

The New York Botanical Garden should divest its endowment from any fossil fuel public equities within 5 years.

Why is this important?

As a leader in education and science, the Garden has a responsibility to stand up to climate change polluters and show leadership by divesting from fossil fuel interests.

Bronx, NY

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Reasons for signing

  • The worldwide sea level rises as we speak. Part of NYC will be ocean in a few years; the time to act is NOW.
  • The Garden should be especially sensitive to pressure to divest.
  • --Because divesting "within 5 years" is quite the understated necessity when it comes to trying to save the pIanet


2018-12-07 09:32:08 -0500

50 signatures reached

2014-05-14 10:57:49 -0400

25 signatures reached

2014-02-15 12:39:59 -0500

10 signatures reached