Fossil fuel divestment

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England’s wind energy potential remains untapped
Despite overwhelming support for onshore windfarms, planning rules mean it is possible for only one person to prevent development

Paul Brown

19, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Will China’s plan to build more coal plants derail Cop26?
Analysis: while the short-term consequences are grim, veteran analysts talk of a wobble rather than a fall

Jonathan Watts

13, Oct, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Cop26: Ed Miliband urges UK PM to ‘get off the sun lounger and start being a statesman’
Shadow business secretary hits out at Boris Johnson and says Britain is stalling on climate pledges

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

12, Oct, 2021 @9:30 PM

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China’s plan to build more coal-fired plants deals blow to UK’s Cop26 ambitions
Renewed commitment to coal could scupper Britain’s aim to secure global phase-out pact at climate summit

Rob Davies

12, Oct, 2021 @6:32 PM

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Shipping firms vow to cut emissions if governments support low-carbon tech
Industry calls for levy to fund new technologies – but environmentalists say proposal blocks climate progress

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

05, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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How German coalition wrangling could affect Cop26 mood
Analysis: after Germany’s climate election, UN summit delegates will be watching to see what is agreed on coal phase-out

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

28, Sep, 2021 @7:45 AM

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Environmentalists warn of close ties between oil and gas sector and UK’s North Sea regulator
Members of Oil and Gas Authority hold shares in fossil fuel firms, raising conflict of interest concerns

Fiona Harvey, Paul Dobson and Rob Edwards

17, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The climate advocates who say Harvard’s oil divestment is a mistake
As the Ivy League university sheds its fossil fuel investments, some argue it’s dangerous to limit leverage over oil and gas companies

Chris McGreal

14, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Harvard University will divest its $42bn endowment from all fossil fuels
University president cites need to decarbonize economy as student campaigners say: ‘Activism works, plain and simple’

Guardian staff and agencies

10, Sep, 2021 @4:40 PM

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Europe’s top 25 banks failing on green pledges, campaigners warn
ShareAction says lack of plans to tackle climate crisis and biodiversity loss casts doubts on banking’s sustainability pledges

Kalyeena Makortoff

06, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Animal Rebellion paints Buckingham Palace fountain red
Group linked to Extinction Rebellion says Queen has ‘blood on her hands’ over hunting and animal agriculture

Kaamil Ahmed

26, Aug, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Lib Dems propose ban on new listings of fossil fuel companies on LSE
Exclusive: proposal part of party’s plan to give City of London a lead role in helping UK tackle climate crisis

Peter Walker Political correspondent

26, Aug, 2021 @3:41 PM

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