Sadiq Khan joins campaign as London councils divest

In December Southwark Council in London committed to divest from fossil fuels meaning their £1.2 billion pension fund will be the largest to go fossil free to date. The announcement was closely followed by nearby Haringey Council divesting from coal and a further announcement in Hackney. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan made a manifesto commitment […]

Local councils are starting to go fossil free, and here’s how

UPDATE: In December 2016 Southwark Council, London, became the 4th council pension fund to divest from fossil fuels. The campaign to divest local councils from fossil fuels is making waves. The overwhelming majority of local governments’ investments lie in their pension funds (valued at £230 billion in 2015) and by pressuring councils to invest this […]