A beginner's guide to fossil fuel divestment

28 October 2016

Have you heard about the campaign to divest from fossil fuel investments and wondered what it is all about? If so this article from the Guardian explains it all.

The Devon Pension Fund for Devon Councils managed by Devon County Council is believed to invest a huge £215,549,000 in Fossil Fuels. There is a petition asking Devon County Council to divest from fossil fuels on the grounds that that this investment will impede any efforts to reduce emissions as part of our climate commitment. And furthermore represents a financial risk due to the long term unviability of fossil fuels.