University of Liverpool to divest from fossil fuels by 2022

It has committed to sell its remaining £2.8m holdings in fossil fuel companies over the next three years

Petition launches to get Facebook to unfriend fossil fuels for good

The movement, which has 3,968 signatories, hopes to see the social media giant stop advertising oil, coal and gas power

European Investment Bank mulls end to fossil fuel lending

It is part of the Bank’s plans to contribute towards meeting the goals of the Paris climate agreement

Capacity Market: Government consults on emissions limits

The proposed changes are intended to ensure existing capacity or DSR components that do not comply with the limits cannot receive capacity payments from 2025

UK’s offshore oil and gas sector cuts emissions by 3% while upping production

A new report from Oil & Gas UK shows upstream oil and gas operations directly contributed around 3% of the country’s total greenhouse gas emissions

Government pledges £80m for next-gen greener cars and planes

Development of the new technologies will be led by industry and academia and supported by more than 130 organisations

UK pledges £250m to tackle climate change in Africa

It is the Department for International Development’s largest single direct climate investment in the continent

Asset management firm divests £33.8m from Shell over climate concerns

UK-based Sarasin says the energy giant’s policies are likely to harm not only shareholders but also wider society

UK aid ‘must be nature positive and steer clear of fossil fuels’

The People and Nature campaign, a major cross-party campaign backed by 28 MPs, has launched in Parliament today

National Trust pledges to divest from fossil fuel companies

It also intends to establish a long term goal to continue reducing the carbon footprint of its investment portfolio