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First Apartheid, then arms dealers, now fossil fuel divestment movement emerging in UK schools

An international campaign to urge large institutions to dump fossil fuel investments reaches the UK this week, following rapid success in the US. The year-old divestment campaign, Fossil Free, has grown even faster than similar efforts that once targeted apartheid, tobacco and arms manufacturers. It now aims to focus attention…

United Church of Christ puts its faith in fossil fuel divestment

America’s growing fossil fuel divestment movement may now be working with a higher power, as the first major US religious body has voted to divest its pension funds and investments from fossil fuel companies. The United Church of Christ (UCC), a group…  …

Surprising poll finds most Republicans want to reduce use of fossil fuels

A survey published on Tuesday found that a majority of Republicans want to reduce the country’s fossil fuel use, a position that is at odds with the Republican Party. “Over the past few years, our surveys have shown that a growing number of Republicans want to see Congress do more…

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