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Keenan is one of hundreds of academics nationwide who signed a letter demanding their universities stop accepting funds from fossil-fuel companies to conduct research on climate change.

Tulane professor signs letter opposing fossil fuel money for research

Rohan Goswami, News Editor April 15, 2022

Tulane University’s location in New Orleans — the former heartland of oil and gas extraction in the United States — has long benefitted the institution when it comes to fundraising, donations...

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OPINION | Tulane is responsible for Hurricane Ida

Sahil Inaganti, Contributing Columnist December 8, 2021

Hurricane Ida caused catastrophic destruction as it ripped through Louisiana in August. Communities across Louisiana, particularly low-income communities and communities of color, were devastated by...

OPINION | Divestment conversation should follow Middlebury’s model

OPINION | Divestment conversation should follow Middlebury’s model

Bobby Becker, Contributing Columnist November 17, 2021

A growing number of student activists are pushing Tulane University to refinance their $3 billion endowment away from fossil fuels. These activists hope our school will follow in the footsteps of Harvard...


Tulane affiliates respond to climate change plan

Mackenzie Bookamer, News Editor November 10, 2021

Tulane University is located in one of the most environmentally sensitive yet significant regions: New Orleans. With the impending threat of climate change — evidenced by the destruction of Hurricane...

Tulane students, community members gather for global climate strike

Tulane students, community members gather for global climate strike

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter September 20, 2019

Today, more than a hundred students and community members gathered in Pocket Park to protest inaction on climate change. Hundreds of thousands of people around the world also partook in a global climate...

Staff editorial: Tulane must take action to combat coastal erosion

October 25, 2017

New Orleans is a sinking city. The phrase is echoed so often it almost begins to lose meaning. Its meaning, however, should not be forgotten. New Orleans is currently estimated to be subsiding underwater...

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