University stops short of fully divesting its $36bn endowment from coal, oil and gas but green groups welcome the breakthrough after a five-year campaign
Newcastle University latest to announce it will pursue investment decisions that are compatible with its sustainability values, reports BusinessGreen
Former archbishop of Canterbury says the university should withdraw its £5.8bn fund from from oil, coal and gas on ethical and financial grounds
Ban threatened to stop academics influencing government policy on subjects including energy and climate change
Sources say £10.5m plant intended to burn woodchip to power much of the university has never worked
Institutions with endowments worth £115m are withdrawing their investments from fossil fuels ahead of crunch UN climate talks in Paris
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How can we live better with less? That’s what the Whole Earth exhibition, a partnership between the Hard Rain project and the National Union of Students (NUS), is asking those studying around the world...
Student group urges chancellor to shut archive as part of protest against fossil fuels and BP’s ‘insidious’ link to university
Improved air quality, energy efficiency and energy security, plus falling cost of renewables among extra gains of reducing global emissions, says Fergus Green
It was wrong for American Energy Alliance and ExxonMobil to claim that the oil and coal industries are helping people living in poverty in the global south, and it is wrong for Professor Charlie Jeffery to do so too (Why...
In its cowardly decision not to divest the university has chosen to pander to powerful fossil fuel companies and the funds they provide
We will not withdraw investment without prior engagement but will seek to help tackle climate change through research and development with companies in the fossil fuel sector and beyond
University with £290m endowment commits to ‘engage before divestment’ but will pull out off the most polluting coal and tar sands companies
Ed Miliband reveals 10 measures, from an energy price freeze to repealing the market framework for the NHS, he would set out in a Queen’s speech if elected
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