Tag: Divestment

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Fossil fools or green giants?

Despite being one of the pioneering universities in terms of environmental consciousness, describing itself as an “exemplary low carbon campus”, UEA is still to fully divest, with around £130,000 invested in fossil fuel companies such as Shell and Rio Tinto. The international organisation Fossil Free have previously urged the university to withdraw such investments in…

News

Fossil Free UEA protestors occupy campus

With additional reporting by Jessica Frank-Keyes, and comment by Daniel Jeakins. On November 5th campaigning UEA students occupied the area outside the Vice Chancellor’s office in protest that the University of East Anglia currently holds over £130,000 worth of shares in fossil fuel companies, including Shell and Rio Tinto, despite its status as a world…

Science

UEA’s fossil fuel investments: could your tuition fees be funding climate change?

UEA is renowned as a pioneering institution for environmental and social responsibility. However, less well-known is that UEA has over £130,000 invested in the fossil fuel companies Shell, BG Group, BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto. Confronting this paradox, UEA Healthy Planet hosted a debate on 22nd October on the question: should UEA cut its ties…

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