Fossil fuel divestment

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EU plans ‘massive’ increase in green energy to help end reliance on Russia
European Commission says extra €210bn needed over next five years to pay for phasing out of Russian fossil fuels

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

18, May, 2022 @1:24 PM

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We need optimism – but Disneyfied climate predictions are just dangerous | George Monbiot
Techno-utopianism is popular precisely because it doesn’t challenge the status quo, and lets polluters off the hook, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

13, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Climate chaos certain if oil and gas mega-projects go ahead, warns IEA chief
Fatih Birol says ‘carbon bombs’, revealed in Guardian investigation, will not solve global energy crisis

Fiona Harvey, Matthew Taylor and Damian Carrington

12, May, 2022 @1:33 PM

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‘Our ancestors are in the rocks’: Australian gas project threatens ancient carvings – and emissions blowout
Custodians of petroglyphs in remote north-west say Woodside’s $12bn ‘carbon bomb’ spells disaster for culture and climate

Eleanor de Jong in Karratha and Adam Morton

11, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Revealed: the ‘carbon bombs’ set to trigger catastrophic climate breakdown
Exclusive: Oil and gas majors are planning scores of vast projects that threaten to shatter the 1.5C climate goal. If governments do not act, these firms will continue to cash in as the world burns

Damian Carrington Matthew Taylor

11, May, 2022 @11:57 AM

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‘Don’t tax energy giants – they invest in Britain’s future.’ Let’s drill down into that | Tessa Khan
North Sea developments aren’t about lowering bills or securing energy supplies – they’re just business as usual, says Tessa Khan, director of Uplift UK

Tessa Khan

06, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Blow for Barclays as 20% of shareholders reject climate strategy
Bank plan meets opposition after environmental protesters disrupt AGM in Manchester

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

04, May, 2022 @5:16 PM

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Extinction Rebellion protesters force Lloyd’s of London to close HQ
Environmentalists block entrance to insurance market as they demand end to fossil fuel support

Joanna Partridge

12, Apr, 2022 @2:50 PM

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Sir Chris Hohn urges shareholders to vote against ‘greenwashing’ bank directors
Call comes as thinktank says the world’s 30 largest financial institutions are undermining their net zero targets

Helena Horton Environment reporter

25, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Russian and Ukrainian activists call for European embargo on Russian fossil fuels
Environmental campaigners make joint call as young people prepare for new wave of school climate strikes

Damien Gayle

24, Mar, 2022 @5:18 PM

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Universities must reject fossil fuel cash for climate research, say academics
Open letter from 500 academics likens fossil-energy funding of climate solutions to tobacco industry disinformation

Fiona Harvey environment correspondent

21, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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As we do everything we can to support Ukraine, Britain has the chance to be a better country | Polly Toynbee
From the questioning of fossil fuels to greater support for refugees, the shock of this terrible war has already made us more human, says the Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

10, Mar, 2022 @4:00 PM

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