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8 April headlines
Top academics ask world’s universities to divest from fossil fuels
It is unethical and untenable for universities, the seek to advance global development and health, to invest in the fossil fuels that causes climate change, say a group of 2,000 academics. Guardian.
Arctic drilling protesters board Shell’s oil rig in Pacific
Greenpeace, the environmental activists who have protested Arctic drilling from Greenland and Russia in the last few years, occupied a Royal Dutch Shell oil rig in the Pacific in an effort to stop drilling in Alaska. Bloomberg.
Shell agrees deal to buy energy rival BG Group for £47bn
The boards of Shell and BG have reached agreement on the term of recommended cash and share offer by Anglo-Dutch company Shell for its smaller rival BG Group. Telegraph.
Barclays ends financing of controversial mountaintop removal mining
Barclays has ended its financing of a controversial coal mining method known as mountaintop removal and said time is running out for the practice. Guardian.
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