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Will COP26 stop our governments from banking on fossil fuels?

As long as our banks, pensions and institutions continue to invest in fossil fuels, we are banking our future on their success – in COP26, but also in our national and local governments.

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How £1.2 billion of Scotland’s savings are fuelling the climate emergency

Scottish Council Pensions are still investing in major polluters - with devastating consequences for communities, climate and their finances.

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Fossil fuel industry spills money and power in year of tumult

2020 was a tough year to be a climate activist. Fortunately for the planet, it was an even worse year for the fossil fuel industry.

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Glasgow takes action on £700 million fossil fuel cash stash

Activists uncovered over £700 million of polluting investments in Glasgow's council pensions... but the tide may be turning on support for climate polluting investments.

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Activists push Scotland’s new public bank towards climate leadership

Efforts by climate activists have won huge changes to Scotland's new public bank. That's worth celebrating.

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The battle for Scotland’s new public bank

Will this Bank lead the transition to a zero carbon economy or take a business as usual approach?

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Campaign stories: looking back at Glasgow University’s fossil free first

Ric Lander speaks to Živilė Mantrimaitė and Miriam Wilson about their role in the seminal campaign to divest Glasgow University from fossil fuels.

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How to divest a nation from fossil fuels

In 2018 Ireland became the world’s first country to divest from fossil fuels. Could Scotland follow?

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Why we’re chanting ‘Fossil Banks No Thanks!’

10 years on from the financial crisis and big banks are still casting a long shadow over our society.

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