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COP: Councils urged to ditch climate-wrecking pension investments

#StopFundingFossilFuels Day of Action  Protests take place across the UK over council investments in fossil fuels during COP26 – including Glasgow over Strathclyde Pension Fund  Local authorities must do far more to champion the fight against climate change by divesting from fossil fuels, say Friends of the Earth and campaign group Platform today (Wednesday 3 …

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Pension funds invest £2,000 in fossil fuels for every person in the UK – new study

UK pension funds have an estimated £128 billion invested in fossil fuels, equivalent to nearly £2,000 for every person in the UK, according to new research by Friends of the Earth released today. This is the key finding from “Polluted Pensions? Clearing the air around UK pensions and fossil fuels”, a new report[1] by Friends …

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