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Giant carbon bubbles spread warning about fossil fuel investments around Oxford

14 Jun 2014 Climate Change
Students with Obama facemasks hold banner in front of RBS central branch

This week, US president Barack Obama acknowledged what Fossil Free student campaigners, climate scientists and financial analysts have been saying all along. The vast majority of known fossil fuel reserves must be kept underground to avoid a climate crisis

12 Jun 2014 Climate Change
2010 Buy Right Durham Naked Action2

Durham University have affiliated to the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC) after a campaign by students from People & Planet

4 Jun 2014 Corporate Power
Fossil Free Oxford rowers for divestment University College 1st  crew

Oxford rowing crews joined calls for fossil fuel divestment. The rowers want to raise awareness of climate change after winter floods submerged many boathouses.

2 Jun 2014 Climate Change
Oxford 31 May 2014 Fossil Free rally placards at Rad Cam

Over 150 students and Oxford residents today joined together to take part in the UK’s biggest public demonstration yet against fossil fuel investments.

31 May 2014 Climate Change
Oxford 31 May 2014 Fossil Free rally Divest banner at Rad Cam

64 University of Oxford academics have signed an open letter urging the University to "take action on climate change" by ridding its £3.8bn endowment of investments in fossil fuel companies.

31 May 2014 Climate Change
Electronics workers celebrate (unrelatedly)

Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC) join Electronics Watch to support workers in university supply chains.

20 May 2014
imdex263884  2014 May Fossil Free sheffieldvote

Last night the University of Sheffield Students' Union overwhelmingly voted to support the Fossil Free campaign, becoming the 15th Students' Union to do so.

16 May 2014 Climate Change
NUS backs Fossil Free campaign May 2014

In a historic move, the National Union of Students (NUS) has thrown its weight behind the growing campaign calling on UK universities and public institutions to divest from the fossil fuel industry.

13 May 2014 Climate Change