Despite pressure from climate change activists, Harvard University officials said Friday that it is unlikely the university will divest its holdings in fossil fuels. A statement issued by the university said that the University Corporation’s Committee on Shareholder Responsibility, a subcommittee one of Harvard’s governing boards, plans to meet with students in the Harvard’s chapter of Students for a Just and Stable Future. “But, as we have stated before, the University has a strong presumption against divestment,” the statement said.
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