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The landmark move means public money will have to be withdrawn from the coal, oil and gas industry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

New York City sues ‘polluting’ Shell, BP and others

  The city of New York has announced it will divest from fossil fuels and has filed a climate lawsuit against five energy giants it is accusing of causing pollution. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city’s pension funds will withdraw around $5 billion (£3.7bn) of investments from fossil fuel companies. It […]

Actors say it’s curtains for fossil-fuelled pensions

A group of famous actors and performers have said the curtain is coming down on pensions investing in fossil fuels. The celebrities have voiced support for the #PensionPower campaign, which was set up by members of the British actors’ union Equity and supported by responsible investment charity ShareAction. Award-winning actor Mark Rylance and actresses Zoë Wanamaker […]