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Peterson, Rachelle – National Association of Scholars, 2015
This report offers a history and analysis of the fossil fuel divestment movement, concentrating on American colleges and universities. The campaign began at a small college near Philadelphia. Early divestors were colleges and universities in the northeastern United States. The vast majority of the educational institutions that have taken…
Descriptors: College Students, Investment, Activism, Fuels
Gross, Karen – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2008
In his best-selling book, "Deep Economy," Bill McKibben comments on the benefits of "small" education. Smaller institutions, he argues, resemble farmers' markets--one gets wonderful and quality seasonal food from people he knows and trusts. But, one cannot get everything there that he may want precisely when he wants it. Given personal preferences…
Descriptors: Small Colleges, Higher Education, Liberal Arts, College Students
Coleman, Marla – Camping Magazine, 2000
Highlights the views of three keynote speakers who will share their insights into the future of the camp experience at the next American Camping Association National Conference. Environmentalist Bill McKibben, educator Cynthia Tobias, and futurist Ira Blumenthal focus, respectively, on connecting children to the natural world, understanding…
Descriptors: Camping, Child Development, Cognitive Style, Experience