Rowan Williams urges UK universities to divest from fossil fuels

Former archbishop says oil firm holdings not compatible with duty to next generation

The former archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has called on UK universities to follow the example of Cambridge and end their multimillion-pound investments in fossil fuels.

Williams, the master of Magdalene college, Cambridge, said all universities had a duty to their students to create a “safer world”, and investing tens of millions of pounds in fossil fuel corporations was incompatible with this.

Continue reading…


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Enter Your Information Below To Receive Free Trading Ideas, Latest News, And Articles.

Please Enter Your Email Address:

Your information is secure and your privacy is protected. By opting in you agree to receive emails from us and our affiliates. Remember that you can opt-out any time, we hate spam too!


Papillon the bear: how the ‘escape genius’ sparked a national debate in Italy

The prisoner is in a cage measuring two by six metres, surrounded by three 7,000-volt electric fences, a four-metre-high barrier, CCTV and a number...

Scientists reveal how diabolical ironclad beetle can bear huge weights

Interlocking exoskeleton could provide inspiration for new methods of joining materialsIt can survive being run over by a car, pecked by predators and crushed...

Country diary: a bugle call sends us rushing to help the goslings

A terrible clamour rose as we were meandering along the boundary between lake and field. We had been sniffing a billowing bank of May...

Extinction Rebellion protesters stay away from court over Covid-19 fears

Dozens of Extinction Rebellion protesters failed to attend their court hearings after the campaign group told them to stay away due to the coronavirus...

Jeff Bezos sells more than 3bn in Amazon stock

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has sold more than $3bn worth of Amazon stock, after the company's share price surged 36% in the...