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Divestment protest at University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 4, 2014. Photo: Light Brigade on Flickr.

Divestment on Campus

Across the world, college students are urging their institutions to “divest” from fossil fuels. This week we ask: is the divestment movement working?

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American RadioWorks |
Divestment protest at University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 4, 2014. Photo: Light Brigade on Flickr.

Divestment on Campus

Across the world, college students are urging their institutions to “divest” from fossil fuels. This week we ask: is the divestment movement working?

Recent Posts

  • 05.20.15

    Can how you move change how you think?

    Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?
  • 05.12.15

    Forest Schools

    What if one day a week, school was in the woods? On the podcast, Emily Hanford takes us to Vermont to understand why teachers wanted to take their students into the forest, and what the kids -- and the teachers -- are learning from it.
  • 05.06.15

    Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.

Back to all reports

Alaska Rainforest Campaign - $19,122.21 spent on 6 trips
81.1% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
18.9% spent on Republican Party

CAPUANO, MICHAEL EVERETT - Democratic Party
August 12, 2000 - August 17, 2000 (6 days)
Sitka, AK
Purpose - fact-finding mission to observe forestry industry and impact on environment
Total Cost - $3,011.39

DEFAZIO, PETER A - Democratic Party
August 11, 2000 - August 17, 2000 (7 days)
AK
Purpose - fact finding tour of Tongass Ntl Forest
Total Cost - $3,207.88

DELAURO, ROSA - Democratic Party
May 28, 2002 - June 2, 2002 (6 days)
Juneau, AK
Purpose - 2002 Tongass National Forest fact-finding trip
Total Cost - $2,481.92

DOGGETT, LLOYD A MR. - Democratic Party
May 27, 2002 - June 1, 2002 (6 days)
Sitka, AK - Juneau, AK
Purpose - Tongass National Forest fact-finding trip
Total Cost - $4,217.84

GREENWOOD, JAMES C - Republican Party
August 11, 2000 - August 17, 2000 (7 days)
AK
Purpose - Fact finding tour of Alaska's Tongass National Forest, the country's largest and most controversial national forest
Total Cost - $3,606.76

MCCOLLUM, BETTY - Democratic Party
May 26, 2002 - June 2, 2002 (8 days)
Tongass Forest, AK
Purpose - to gather information on the Tongass National Forest as a member of the subcommittee on National Parks, Recreation and Forestry and the Subcommittee on National Forests and Forest Health.
Total Cost - $2,596.42

American RadioWorks |
Divestment protest at University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 4, 2014. Photo: Light Brigade on Flickr.

Divestment on Campus

Across the world, college students are urging their institutions to “divest” from fossil fuels. This week we ask: is the divestment movement working?

Recent Posts

  • 05.20.15

    Can how you move change how you think?

    Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?
  • 05.12.15

    Forest Schools

    What if one day a week, school was in the woods? On the podcast, Emily Hanford takes us to Vermont to understand why teachers wanted to take their students into the forest, and what the kids -- and the teachers -- are learning from it.
  • 05.06.15

    Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.