It's not the first time that 350.org's Bill McKibben has been name dropped in a music video, but it may just be the best. Fresh out of Santa Clara University is a new anthem for the fossil fuel divestment movement, "Divest It Like It's Hot."
Today, on the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Brown University defied the will of its student body and its own investment advisory committee and voted not to divest from the 15 largest U.S. coal companies.
RISD students have been pushing for divestment since January, but after an initially positive response, the Board of Trustees has now refused to move any proposals forward despite large amounts of support from students and faculty.
Whether it's because they've already made the hormonal leap to adulthood, or just found the wherewithal to manage their pubescent urges, today's students seem to be finding time to do more than just stay out of prison.