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12 March headlines
Boris Johnson told to divest £4.8bn pension fund from fossil fuels
Boris Johnson has been told by the London assembly to pull City Hall’s £4.8 billion pension fund out of coal, oil and gas investments. Guardian.
China eye fundamental shift in energy policy
Like Britain, China’s industrial revolution has been coal-power, but it has been on a scale and speed like noting else in world history, bringing with it serious environmental implications. BBC.
Ultimate cost of Sellafield clean-up ‘cannot be forecast’
The top official at the Energy Department has admitted to not having “general confidence” that the escalating cost of cleaning up the Sellafield nuclear facility can be accurately forecast. Independent.
Dirty downside to driverless cars revealed in study
Driverless cars better be able to refuel themselves after a study found they will consume more energy than cars with drivers, potentially reversing the trend of declining fuel consumption. Bloomberg.
Climate change puts coffee at risk, EPA chief warns – Washington Times
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