The Pensions Pipeline

£16 billion in local government pensions fuelling climate crisis  Press Release Monday 23rd October 00:01 £16 billion of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is invested in the fossil fuel industry, according to new analysis by Platform and Friends of the Earth. Despite clear guidance…
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#DivestfromCrisis: protests take place across the UK

On Friday 24 March, we held our biggest day of action yet, with hundreds of people taking to the streets to urge local authorities, pension funds and financial institutions to take action to simultaneously address the fuel poverty, climate and energy crises by ending fossil…
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Highlights from the 2022 Fossil Free Gathering

After three years of online-only organising, this year’s Fossil Free Gathering saw 50 grassroots activists passionate about climate justice coming together to share learnings about fossil fuel divestment campaigning, build connections, and develop the skills needed to win their local campaigns. From 23rd-25th September 2022,…
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Elections 2022: Thank you and next steps

Elections 2022 Thank you and next steps… As the election season comes to a close, we wanted to take the opportunity to say a massive thanks for your contribution to this year’s UK Divest pledge campaign. Whether you posted on social media, emailed your local party branch,…
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Highlights from the 2021 Fossil Free Gathering

This year’s Fossil Free Gathering brought together over a hundred grassroots activists passionate about climate justice to share their knowledge and experiences of fossil fuel divestment campaigning, plan for COP26 and develop their skills across a range of areas. Workshops, talks and discussions in full…
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