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University Action in the Face of Climate Change: The Case of UW Fossil Fuel Divestment

Talk by Steph Tai

Event Details

Friday, February 26, 2021
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
UW Madison faculty will vote in March about whether to encourage the university's private foundation to divest from fossil fuel companies. Professor Steph Tai from the UW Law School will discuss how other universities in the US have acted in the face of climate change, what this specific resolution entails, and how faculty have responded to some of
the criticisms of the effort.

Steph Tai is a professor of law at the University of Wisconsin.