Monday, May 2, 2016
Latest U of O image-marketing stunt: Carbon divestment, useless feel good
Globe & Mail, 26 April 2016:
University of Ottawa to cut the carbon footprint of its investments
Whereas, authoritative studies show that carbon divestment can at best do nothing .
But why should the Allan Rock's administration rely on studies when it can build an image and provide students with good conscience?
Don't members of the Board know how to use Google, or think for themselves to avoid such image-marketing stunts?
 Divestment Does Nothing to Reduce Reliance on Fossil Fuels: Noise? Yes. Affect the Supply-and-demand Economics? No. Wrong Kind of Green, 13 February 2016; and references therein.