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Fossil Fuel Divestment Referendum: arguments for and against

The 2014 Fossil Fuel Divestment Referendum: arguments for and against.

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This Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, undergraduate USyd students will not only have the pleasure of voting in the 2014 SRC elections, but also the pleasure of voting in a referendum on fossil fuel divestment. The question to be put to the student body is this:

“Should your university stop investing, via its shareholdings, in companies whose primary business is the extraction, processing and transportation of coal, oil and gas (fossil fuels)?”

Honi Soit is electorally obliged to print the for and against arguments. Here they are:

Vote YES to divest

Vote NO to not divest