Top university rejects fossil fuel divestment


The leader of one of the country's top universities rejected calls to divest from fossil fuels despite calls from campus groups.

Mark Schlissel, president of the University of Michigan, wrote that his university would not participate in a nationwide divestment movement. Schlissel said fossil fuels are different than the areas where the university previously decided to divest, which were tobacco companies and in South Africa during apartheid.

Read more on WashingtonExaminer.com