Rianna Gargiulo

Glasgow still has time to make history before COP26 by divesting from fossil fuels

Campaigners are urging councillors to agree on strong climate standards and a clear divestment timeline. “It’s not an investment if it’s destroying the planet.” – Vandana Shiva As Glasgow prepares to host the UN COP26 Climate Conference in November, climate campaigners across the UK are calling on Glasgow councillors to take urgent action to tackle …

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Despite local councils investing £10 billion into fossil fuels, new polling finds just 12% of British adults support this policy

YouGov research has found that when asked ‘to what extent do you support or oppose the investment of local government pension funds in fossil fuel companies’, just 12% said they support. 41% oppose, with the rest indifferent.  95% of councils have yet to divest their pension funds from fossil fuels.[1] Collectively they still have almost …

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