Nobel prize winning University of Montana climate professor Steve Running believes UM Foundation should divest its fossil fuel investments

February 17, 2016

Professor Steven Running, whose work on climate change shared in a Nobel Peace Prize, said he believes the University of Montana Foundation should pull its investments from fossil fuels, starting with coal.

"I would absolutely tell our foundation that they should be on a strategic path to pulling out of coal investments as soon as they can," Running said Tuesday. "And then, over a little longer term, oil and gas investments.

KEILA SZPALLER keila.szpaller@missoulian.com

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