The Answer My Friend, Is Blowing In the Wind…
- Glasgow University ad committed “to fully disinvesting from fossil fuel industry companies”, subject to reassurance that the financial impact for the university would be “acceptable”. Full divestment will mean the reallocation of around £18 million of investments, which will take place over a 10-year period.
- The Rockefeller Brothers Fund is joining a coalition of philanthropists pledging to rid themselves of more than $50bn (£31bn) in fossil fuel assets – and putting them into renewables instead.
- Worldwide spending on renewable-energy projects reached $175 billion in the first three quarters of 2014, up 16 percent from the same period a year ago.
- China could add 14 gigawatts of solar capacity this year alone – more than all the solar power installed in the United States.
Puts all that anti-renewables nonsense spouted by the likes of Owen Paterson into perspective doesn’t it?