Norway’s trillion-dollar oil fund to divest from 150 oil and gas firms

In total, the fund is expected to remove $12bn of fossil fuel investments and plough up to $20bn into renewable markets

University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge accepts calls to further explore divestment options

The move follows increasing concern from staff and students regarding the university’s financial investments in oil, gas and coal businesses

Underinvestment in oil and gas could lead to price rises, says BP chief

Bob Dudley believes oil and gas can be consistent with Paris climate goals

Fossil fuel divestment commitments up 11,900% in last four years

Arabella Advisors says nearly 1,000 institutional investors have committed to step away from coal, oil and gas

Ireland becomes world’s first nation to divest from fossil fuels

The landmark move means public money will have to be withdrawn from the coal, oil and gas industry

Cambridge Uni’s divestment hunger strikers pack in protest

Three first-year students ended a six-day protest aiming to stop investment in fossil fuels

Bristol Uni pledges full fossil fuel divestment by 2020

The university currently has £2 million invested in companies that support the fossil fuel industry

Durham University to divest from fossil fuel firms

It has committed to become an international partner in the development of green energy

University of Bristol divests from ‘most carbon intensive’ firms

  The University of Bristol has divested its investments in companies that derive more than 5% of their income from the “most carbon intensive” sectors of the fossil fuel industry. It has been working with Rathbone Greenbank Investments, which provides specialised ethical and sustainable investment services. The announcement follows a pledge made last year to […]

Paris climate deal to trigger more coal divestment

The world will see more divestments from coal and other fossil fuel assets as nations implement the Paris climate deal. A new study published in Nature suggests divestment will beat the “green paradox”, i.e. the phenomenon of a temporary increase in carbon emissions in response to climate policies aimed at cutting emissions, if “substantial” carbon […]