Half of UK universities have committed to divest from fossil fuel

78 out of 154 universities joined campaign in blow to big oil’s ‘social licence’, campaigners say

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.

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