Divestment League Table: Only Seven UK Universities Committed to Investing in Renewables

Source: Desmog UK


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Corrected 17/07/2019: The headline and content of this article were changed to reflect corrections to errors in the original data.

With students across the world taking to the streets to draw awareness to the climate crisis, UK universities are cleaning up their act — bit by bit.

76 universities now have pledges to divest from fossil fuel companies, according to campaign group People & Planet’s updated University League Table. But only seven have commitments to directly invest in renewables, the data reveals.