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During Go Green Week 2014, mass rallies and student protests are being held on over 80 campuses across the UK.
The University of Warwick Fossil Free group are celebrating early this Go Green Week as their student body vote to support the Fossil Free campaign.
As momentum for next week's Go Green Week builds, Glasgow students are celebrating news that fossil fuel divestment will be discussed at University Court.
A proposal to end UEA’s £130,000 investment in fossil fuel companies has been rejected by UEA management on the basis that the university is not “a campaigning organisation”.
The race is on in 2014 to be the first UK university to divest from fossil fuels. Edinburgh University has just taken an early lead.
Students must have the right to protest on their campuses. In the week when Nelson Mandela died the #copsoffcampus protests hold even more significance, with student protest having played a key role in the 1980s in supporting his anti-apartheid movement.
In the past fortnight the Students' Councils at University of Glasgow, SOAS and four Oxford colleges have passed motions calling on their universities to divest from the fossil fuel industry.
The Bank of England was visited today by five human ‘Carbon Bubbles’ to warn of the huge financial risk posed by the ‘Carbon Bubble’. The message being delivered is that failure to divest from fossil fuels could see the biggest financial crisis the world has ever seen.
Organise a candlelit vigil on your campus in solidarity with those affected by Typhoon Hayian in the Philippines. #DivestfromDisaster