British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels

LONDON (Reuters) - A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change “emergency”.

Pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, religious groups and universities have sold oil, gas and coal stocks in recent years because of their impact on climate change.

Britain’s parliament declared a symbolic climate change...
source: Reuters

2019-05-22 16:17
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