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The Australian: UNSW staff urge university to pull out investments in fossil fuel firms

MORE than 100 University of NSW academics have signed an open letter demanding the university divest itself of its investments in “fossil fuel corporations”.

Read more: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/unsw-staff-urge-university-to-pull-out-investments-in-fossil-fuel-firms/story-e6frgcjx-1227097754145

The Sydney Morning Herald: More Australian universities come under pressure to divest from fossil fuels

Pressure for the nation’s leading universities to join the Australian National University and dump investments in fossil fuels will continue to mount despite the condemnation of such moves by Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Treasurer Joe Hockey.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/more-australian-universities-come-under-pressure-to-divest-from-fossil-fuels-20141019-118bao.html

The Daily Telegraph: UNSW academics unite for divestment push

In an open letter to the council published today, the signatories said “supporting further expansion of the fossil fuel industry is no longer an option for a progressive society focused on long term sustainability”.

Read more: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/business/breaking-news/unsw-academics-unite-for-divestment-push/story-fnn9c0gv-1227098498685

http://www.businessspectator.com.au/news/2014/10/22/energy-markets/unsw-academics-unite-divestment-push

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/latest/unsw-academics-unite-for-divestment-push/story-e6frg90f-1227098498685

Business Spectator: Another church group divests from fossil fuels, UNSW to be targeted

University of NSW academics and alumni will present an open letter to the University’s management this Wednesday arguing that they should divest from fossil fuels.

Read more: https://www.businessspectator.com.au/news/2014/10/20/carbon-markets/another-church-group-divests-fossil-fuels-unsw-be-targeted

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/latest/another-church-group-divests-from-fossil-fuels-unsw-to-be-targeted/story-e6frg90f-1227096185852

The Fifth Estate: UNSW academics pen open letter calling for divestment

The open letter called on UNSW to show responsibility for both direct and indirect holdings.

Read more: http://www.thefifthestate.com.au/briefs/unsw-academics-pen-open-letter-calling-for-divestment/68736

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