Fossil fuel divestment

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Dozens of academics shun Science Museum over fossil fuel ties
Pressure mounts over museum’s sponsorship deals as open letter expresses ‘deep concern’

Matthew Taylor

19, Nov, 2021 @3:22 PM

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Casey Harrell: the climate activist taking on Wall Street – and the muscle-wasting disease that’s killing him
The 43-year-old co-founder of BlackRock’s Big Problem knows he may not have long to live, thanks to the neurodegenerative disease ALS. But that won’t stop him holding the US’s biggest investors to account

Patrick Greenfield

17, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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How workers unknowingly fund the climate crisis with their pensions
As fossil fuels become more volatile, pensioners may be exposed to greater risk unless their funds divest

Julia Rock of the Daily Poster

15, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Cop26 took us one step closer to combating the climate crisis | Christiana Figueres
The conference increased the speed of action with three big developments, says Christiana Figueres, head of the UN climate change convention in Paris 2015

Christiana Figueres

15, Nov, 2021 @7:54 AM

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Fossil fuel advertising in sport ‘the new cigarette sponsorship’, ex-Wallabies captain David Pocock says
Oil and gas companies are extending their presence in sport, from elite levels down to grassroots

Royce Kurmelovs

09, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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More than 130 MPs call for parliament pension fund to divest from fossil fuels
Letter to Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund trustees warns of ‘full-blown climate catastrophe’

Damien Gayle

08, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Q&A: how fast do we need to cut carbon emissions?
How much time do we have and what needs to be done to avoid catastrophic consequences of global heating?

Mark Lynas

04, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
$11tn fossil fuel asset crash could cause 2008-style financial crisis, warns new study

Jonathan Watts, Ashley Kirk, Niamh McIntyre, Pablo Gutiérrez and Niko Kommenda

04, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Twenty countries pledge end to finance for overseas fossil fuel projects
UK among countries at Cop26 vowing to divert funds to low-carbon energy

Fiona Harvey and Patrick Greenfield in Glasgow

03, Nov, 2021 @4:18 PM

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BBC earns £300,000 from Saudi oil firm despite net-zero pledge
Fossil fuel advertising on overseas output jars with DG’s call to ‘dial up the focus on sustainability’

Jim Waterson Media editor

02, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The road to net zero: Aberdeen looks to a future without oil
Can the Granite city diversify into non-fossil fuel industries in time to avoid the fate of UK coal-mining areas?

Larry Elliott Economics editor

01, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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G20 must say goodbye to fossil fuel and recommit to Paris 1.5C goal | The Secret Negotiator
G20 countries are way off track on delivering on 1.5C. Acknowledging this would be a good start ahead of Cop26

The Secret Negotiator

30, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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