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Cambridge's $8.5-Billion Endowment to Respond to Divestment Push

By : editor_2, May 22, 2018

Cambridge University’s 6.3 billion-pound ($8.5 billion) endowment fund may make a decision on whether it will divest from fossil fuels.


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World Bank, ING, & AXA Announce Fossil Fuel Divestment Worth Billions

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2017

Three of the world’s biggest financial institutions — the World Bank, ING, and AXA — have all announced this week on the sidelines of the One Planet Summit in France plans to divest from fossil...

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China Fossil Fuel Deadline Shifts Focus to Electric Car Race

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2017

China will set a deadline for automakers to end sales of fossil-fuel-powered vehicles, becoming the biggest market to do so in a move that will accelerate the push into the electric car market led by companies including BYD Co. and BAIC Motor Corp.

Xin Guobin, the vice...

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India to achieve climate change goal earlier than thought

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 16, 2016

The share of non-fossil fuels in India’s sources of electricity will increase way beyond the nation’s climate change commitments and much earlier than initially thought, according to a five year...

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G20 summit: India to oppose China, US proposals

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 2, 2016

INDIA will oppose two key proposals — one from the G20 Summit host China on setting up a research centre for information on corrupt persons and another from the United States on specifying a...

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Fossil Fuel Industry Risks Losing $33 Trillion to Climate Change

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 13, 2016

The fossil fuel industry risks losing $33 trillion in revenue over the next 25 years as global warming may drive companies to leave oil, natural gas and coal in the ground, according to a...

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New green norms to make power, fuels, cars costlier

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 7, 2016

Consumers will have to shell out more for power, fuel and cars in a few years as these industries begin to pass on the burden of technology upgrades being put in place for meeting increasingly...

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Fossil fuels should be phased out by 2100 says IPCC

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 3, 2014

The unrestricted use of fossil fuels should be phased out by 2100 if the world is to avoid dangerous climate change, a UN-backed expert panel says. THe Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says in a stark report that most of the world's electricity can...

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