Is divestment the right way to send a message about climate change?

(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)


Environmental group Toronto350 made a formal plea this week to the University of Toronto to scrap its investments in fossil fuel. The U of T has divested before, during anti-aparthied and anti-tobacco campaigns. We'll hear from the President of Toronto350 about the current campaign, and from someone who says that, despite good intentions, the strategy is a bad idea.


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