Supporters

Fossil Free AU has received support from student organizations, faculty, and alumni. Check out the statements of support from faculty and alumni, and find out more about the student groups who have endorsed the campaign.

 

422091_331062943600123_486895454_nEco-Sense: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because climate change threatens biodiversity and important ecosystems around the world”

156970_387387911340467_2127927084_nStudent Worker Alliance: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because workers in the fossil fuel industry are hurt by the environmental impacts of fossil fuels”

273091_224248547702769_691660844_oCoalition of American University Students: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because students should have a say in how our education is financed”

553165_540086752670851_703405476_nAU College Democrats: “We support the goals of Fossil Free because it’s time to take stronger action in the fight for a sustainable future”

avoAmerican Vegan Outreach: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because we believe in a sustainable future for both human and nonhuman life”

lasoLatino and American Student Organization: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because fossil fuel companies exploit Latin American countries and destroy habitats”

auumctwitterAU United Methodist Student AssociationWe support the goals of Fossil Free AU because as a Methodist University, AU should live out the Methodist ideals of environmental protection and sustainability through its investments”

Screen Shot 2013-03-03 at 9.21.28 PMAU Black Student Alliance: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because the fossil fuel industry perpetuates a damaging cycle of inequality in poor black communities, which do not have the resources to build a sustainable future”

outdoorsAU Outdoors Club: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because we believe in preserving the outdoors that we love to explore”

sg2AU Student Government: “…Be it resolved, that the AU Undergraduate Senate support University administrators and the Board of Trustees in taking steps to ensure that American University divests its endowment from fossil fuel companies…” (full resolution)

AUSC logoAU Students for Choice: “We support Fossil Free AU because climate change disproportionately affects all women, especially working class women and women of color, and affects their ability to make non-coerced and safe decisions about their     alslkdjflkalkjslown reproduction”

292093_136848546412841_416766013_nAU Fair Trade Student Association: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because fair trade embodies the values of environmental respect and transparency.”

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Phi Sigma Sigma-Beta Upsilon: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because we believe as an organization that fossil fuels will not benefit our society in the long term and therefore AU should not support this industry in the short term.”

1186804_218616408295473_463265841_nAU Beekeeping Society: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because climate change threatens bee populations and critical bee habitat.”

322806_188819817858866_970010281_oAU Students for Israel: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because climate change poses a direct threat to the people of Israel as demonstrated by the shrinkage of the Dead Sea and a jfkdlskdjfkddecreasing freshwater drinking supply.”

sjpAU Students for Justice in Palestine: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because Palestinians are already feeling the effects of climate change through issues such as drought and kdlksdlksdlkwater scarcity.”

hockeyAU Club Ice Hockey: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because no ice means no hockey.”

1001137_10151456624116666_586048098_nAU Students for a Free Tibet: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because the future of not only Tibet, but also the peoples of the entire Asian continent depend on action to combat climate slsdksdlalskdkchange.”

HFHAU Habitat for Humanity: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because we work with work in cooperation with others in order to create a better human habitat in which to live and work.”

540706_418669211547971_2017884738_nCommunity Learners Advancing in Spanish & English: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because it is important for our campus community that AU’s values of sustainability and social slkjdlkjflkjsjustice are upheld in all forms.”

zeta psiZeta Psi – Delta Chi: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because we all share a duty to protect Mother Earth for the global asdfasdfascitizenry”

1229929_688639517826391_728515596_nPhilippine American Coalition: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because the Philippines was hit by one of the worst typhoons in history because of the increase in global warming”

8821_129315956451_3076672_nAU Rude Mechanicals: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because Shakespeare cared about climate change, and so do we. ‘And with thy daring folly burn the world'”

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Delta Gamma – Beta Epsilon: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because we want to challenge the Board of Trustees to be truly socially responsible”

ausmcAU Social Media Club: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because social media is the way of the future and fossil fuels are the way of the past”

576581_558934034179150_228993435_nAU Food Recovery Network: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because we understand that fiduciary responsibility and  social justice are not opposed, and all clubs on campus have a stake asldkjasldfin holding AU accountable to its stated mission”

1379793_10151692020766363_603435090_nAmnesty International at AU: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because the fossil fuel industry violates the rights of communities around the world, especially front-line communities, asdkjfalsddto a healthy environment”

queersandalliesQueers and Allies: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because we believe in promoting the health and safety of all people, which cannot be done without fighting climate change”

191900_210238552336463_5413943_oAU Student Advocates for Native Communities: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because climate change is a serious threat to indigenous groups around the world whose livelihoods and cultures are tied to the land”

1256529_387072514752485_333502465_aCommunity Action & Social Justice Coalition: “We support the goals of Fossil Free AU because climate justice is justice for all”

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