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Daniel FischelDaniel FischelAugust 7, 20187min1252

The debate over fossil fuel divestment is nothing new in Colorado. Across college campuses in the state, activists have pushed for schools to rid their endowments of fossil fuels holdings, calls which both the University of Colorado and the University of Denver have resisted due to the steep financial costs it would impose. Now we are seeing the same debate play out in the political sphere, with demands for the state to divest its public pension fund, the Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA).