People & Planet University League

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The only league table of UK universities focussing on sustainability and transparency. The People & Planet University League has driven massive improvements in environmental management and monitoring in its 7 year lifetime. Students want and expect their universities to be taking responsibility for a sustainable future and keeping warming below 2°C.

How can Oxford explain this lack of progress?

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Despite consistently placing in the top tier of higher education institutions both globally and nationally in terms of academic excellence, Oxford University has consistently shown a poor track record when it comes to sustainability.

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Every university wants to be seen to be 'acting green', but how many are sincerely willing to put in the work?

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As the global climate justice movement continues to grow and grow with an increasingly exciting energy, it manifests at its loudest, most colourful, creative, and radical on university campuses across the UK and the world. With a fresh wave of fossil fuel divestments announced alongside People & Planet's 2016 University League, universities across the country now know full well that sustainability is a core concern for their staff and students, and it is here to stay.

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