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13 April headlines
Fossil fuel-free funds outperformed conventional ones, analysis shows
Investors who have dumped holdings in fossil fuel companies have outperformed those that remain invested in coal, gas and oil over the past five years, according to analysis by the world’s leading stock market index company. Guardian.
Yale students cited at fuel divestment protest
Yale University police cited 19 students after they staged a sit-in outside President Salovey’s office to push for divestment from fossil fuel companies. The protest comes as students at Harvard prepare for a week-long demonstration. Bloomberg.
UKIP Wales leader Nathan Gill: Climate change not man made
The leader of UKIP in Wales has claimed climate change is not man made. Nathan Gill said it was “complete stupidity” to think wind turbines would stop climate change His comments were criticised by Labour, Tories, Lib Dems, Plaid and the Greens who say humans affect climate change. BBC.
Supreme Court to rule on illegal pollution levels
A Supreme Court ruling this week could finally force the government to drastically speed up its plans to deal with dangerous levels of air pollution, as a long-running battle over illegal levels of nitrogen dioxide comes to head. Independent.
The EU is quietly shaping its energy union – Financial Times
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