Some of the most globally respected universities have thrown their hats into a fully fledged fossil fuel divestment campaign these last few months.

The University of Oxford, Solent University and the University of Manchester were joined by Cornell University, Brown University and the University of California in quick succession, while the University of Roehampton ruled out fossil fuel investment along with arms, tobacco, alcohol and gambling.

“Coupled with our research strengths, this decision will enhance our position as a leader in reducing carbon emissions and tackling the climate ...


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