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Students Sit-In, Rally to Get Washington University to Cut Ties With Peabody Coal

By Mary Anne Hitt If you’re looking for clean energy inspiration, we’ve had lots of it this past week, courtesy of a phenomenal group of Washington University (St. Louis) students who are holding a sit-in until the school cuts ties with Peabody Energy, the world’s largest coal company.

For almost two weeks now, students have been holding a sit-in outside the school’s admissions office, and then over the weekend more than 400 students, alumni, and community members rallied on campus as well.

Here is a first-hand account from Molly Gott, a WashU student, in her own words:

For the last week, a group of students …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green