Cornell Climate Justice protesters blocked the intersection of East Avenue and Tower Road on Feb. 13, demanding the University's divestment from fossil fuels.

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Cornell Climate Justice protesters blocked the intersection of East Avenue and Tower Road on Feb. 13, demanding the University's divestment from fossil fuels.

February 20, 2020

WATCH | Fossil Fuel Divestment Day Brings Protestors Into the Streets

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Student climate activists protested for four hours on Feb. 13 — staging a “wedding” and blocking traffic — urging Cornell to divest from fossil fuels. The protests continued on Feb. 19, when protestors blocked traffic again.

Read more about Climate Justice Cornell’s protests of the University’s ties to the fossil fuel industry, and the University’s governing bodies’ stances on the question.