Topic: fossil fuel

In an event, which also featured University President Christina Paxson P’19, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) spoke about the lack of bipartisan progress in implementing climate change policy.

Metro, News

Rhode Island Senator discusses climate change challenges

February 5, 2019 0 comments

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse D-RI, lamented the power of fossil fuel corporations to limit policy action on climate change in a keynote address Friday at the University.

Bouton ’20: We must demand a fossil fuel-free DNC

Op-eds, Opinions

Bouton ’20: We must demand a fossil fuel-free DNC

October 29, 2018 0 comments

In June, the Democratic National Committee ended its long-standing policy of accepting money from the fossil fuel industry. But in August, a resolution put forth by party Chairman Tom Perez ’83 P’18 reversed the June decision.

Columns, Opinions

Steinman ’19: Dirty money has no place in the DNC

September 6, 2018 0 comments

The Democratic National Committee took a critical step here in Providence this past June, passing a resolution that banned political contributions from the fossil fuel industry, namely oil, gas and coal companies and their associations.