University System of Maryland

Maryland schools must divest

With President Donald Trump's recent announcement that he will pull the United States from the Paris climate agreement, it is more important now than ever that academic institutions demonstrate their commitment to climate action through investments in clean renewable energy and divestment from fossil fuels. In a recent letter to The Baltimore Sun, Robert C. Orr, the dean of the School of Public Policy at University of Maryland, questions whether the American economy can survive with President Trump's decision ("If the president won't move the U.S. forward, we will," June 2)....

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