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Fossil Free and BDS protest Making a Difference Awards

Students from the Fossil Free and BDS (Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions) campaigns protested the University of Manchester’s Social Responsibility Awards held on the 11th of May

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Creative climate activists use paintings for protests

Campaigns escalate in attempts to encourage a top London university to divest from all fossil fuels

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Students against fossil fuel divestment win debate

As part of JustFest 2016, the Manchester Debating Union asked the question: Should the University of Manchester divest from fossil fuels? Those anti the motion won the debate after a thought-provoking and, at times, heated debate

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University of Sheffield withdraws fossil fuel investment

The University of Sheffield has pledged to withdraw investments in fossil fuels, after mounting pressure from protest groups

The 2009 Deepwater Horizon disaster. Photo: ideum @Flickr

A history of fossil fuel investment at the University of Manchester