Monthly Archives: February 2015

Week Five

Writing the critical review for a paper on the Ontario Petroleum Industry. It’s interesting because it talks about  the effect of government policy, import tariffs, on the price level of domestic oil. This is important to my research as I propose that rising the import tariffs is a more efficient way […]

Week Three

Found some interesting information on the topic, a lot of it covering why divestment won’t work. Most of it is practical reasons and not fundamental ones. General consensus seems to not question that if every school were to successfully divest that it would be effective. I need to show that […]

Week Two

So I have come up with my hypothesis: Divestment actually hurts its goal of promoting sustainable energy by damaging the domestic energy industry and therefor reducing worldwide competition. Resultingly, we increase our dependence on cheap foreign oil, hurt our economy, and therefore stagnate sustainable energy growth. Lots of variables I need […]