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Thursday 27th February
Assembly Buildings Conference Centre
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Saturday 29th February
Ballynure Village, near Ballyclare, Co. Antrim

 

UK Universities blow to Big Oil 13 January 2020

Half of UK universities have committed to divest from fossil fuel (via The Guardian)

  
Oil Rig
 
By Matthew Taylor

Half of UK universities have signed up to divest from fossil fuels in what campaigners say is a significant blow to the “social licence” of big oil.

Seventy–eight of the UK’s 154 public universities have joined the divestment campaign, either divesting or pledging to divest hundreds of millions from the fossil fuel industry.

Although some of the universities have only withdrawn from certain fossil fuels – such as tar sands or coal – others have already divested from all fossil fuels as part of what campaigners say it is an accelerating process of delegitimisation of the industry.

Read more via The Guardian