Groups campaigning for UoM to divest in fossil fuels have decided to join forces in order to unify their efforts and increase the pressure on the university.
One protester said she was glad that prospective students touring the University got to see that students are politically aware and holding the University to account
According to an investigation by Greenpeace, the University of Manchester has taken £27.7 million in funds from large fossil fuel companies including BP and Shell
This article is a supplement to our fracking investigation ‘Are universities fuelling fracking?’ The University of Manchester holds shares in multiple oil and gas exploration companies, despite opposition from multiple politicians, environmentalists and human rights groups. This was exposed in 2012 by the then News Editor of The Mancunion, Joe Sandler Clarke, in an article […]
Oli Storey looks at the recent student protests against climate breakdown, and argues that it is time for the youth to be more active in the face of The University of Manchester’s investments in the fossil fuel industry.
The University of Sheffield has pledged to withdraw investments in fossil fuels, after mounting pressure from protest groups
Campaigners will urge the university’s Board of Governors to choose to divest from the fossil fuel industry in a report revealed at a meeting later this week