Fossil fuel divestment

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Most UK universities failing to hit carbon reduction targets
Campaign group calls for institutions to be accountable via short-term assessments after 59% missed goals

Helena Horton Environment reporter

06, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Back online: the retired gas storage site now able to power 1m homes
Rough, a 37-year-old Centrica facility off east Yorkshire, has been reopened to prop up the energy grid

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

01, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Fossil fuel recruiters banned from three more UK universities
Exclusive: one university cites the industry as a ‘fundamental barrier to a more just and sustainable world’

Damian Carrington Environment editor

01, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Big polluters given almost €100bn in free carbon permits by EU
Free allowances ‘in direct contradiction with the polluter pays principle’, WWF report says

Damian Carrington Environment editor

29, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Tobacco companies can’t sponsor Australian arts. Should fossil fuel giants be banned too?
A 350.org database shows almost two dozen arts organisations are still reliant on mining money – but some are hunting for alternatives

Kelly Burke

24, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Just Stop Oil protesters guilty of criminal damage to Van Gogh frame
Activists caused permanent harm to frame holding Peach Trees in Blossom at a London art gallery, judge finds

Ben Quinn

22, Nov, 2022 @5:37 PM

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What happened at Cop27 on day nine?
Lula says ‘Brazil is back’ and proposes Cop30 to be held in the Amazon as anxiety rises over some countries’ attempts to unpick climate commitments

Bibi van der Zee

16, Nov, 2022 @6:43 PM

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UAE using role as Cop28 host to lobby on its climate reputation
Gulf petrostate hired PR firms to stress its part in next year’s climate summit before this year’s had begun

Ruth Michaelson and Patrick Greenfield

16, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Australia criticised for resisting Cop27 push to end international fossil fuel subsidies
Labor party’s environment wing says it’s ‘disappointing’ Albanese government has not joined partnership which would build consensus across OECD

Adam Morton in Sharm el-Sheikh

15, Nov, 2022 @9:17 PM

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The Guardian view on Cop27: this is no time for apathy or complacency | Editorial
Editorial: This editorial calling for action from world leaders on the climate crisis is published today by more than 30 media organisations in more than 20 countries

Editorial

15, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Is China doing enough to combat the climate crisis?
While it appears committed to renewable energy goals, China’s international commitments fall short of what experts say is needed

Helen Davidson

11, Nov, 2022 @7:55 AM

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Green energy push a chance for mining sector to reshape dull and dirty image, Sydney conference hears
Effort to end fossil fuels may bring rapid industry expansion and chance to stop workers leaving ‘in droves’, EITI chair Helen Clark says

Peter Hannam

02, Nov, 2022 @6:46 AM

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