George Washington University pledges to fully divest from fossil fuels by 2025

The university also targets the reversal of all emissions it has produced in its nearly 200-year history

George Washington University (GW) has announced it will eliminate all fossil fuel investments from its endowment by 2025.

The university has also committed to becoming carbon-neutral by 2030 and reversing all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions it has produced since its 1821 founding.

It has also created an environmental task force made of trustees, students, alumni, faculty and staff to recommend more measures to increase sustainability.

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