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Football acknowledges its footprint

On the 19th of September 2021, the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium made history by hosting the first-ever carbon neutral football match, a game which saw Chelsea beat Tottenham 3-0. The climate crisis continues to worsen. With the hole in the ozone layer now bigger than Antarctica, it appears that only serious action from all levels of […]

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The University announces carbon sequestration plans

The University of Edinburgh has recently announced plans to capture and store over one million tonnes of unavoidable CO2 emissions. This process, known as carbon sequestration, may entail the university’s direct ownership and expansion of forests, peatlands, wind farms and solar facilities, or the creation of active partnerships on these.  This commitment will play a […]

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University buys holdings in fossil-fuel investor

The University of Edinburgh’s pledge last month to no longer directly invest in fossil fuels was welcomed by many in the student community.  However, there are concerns surrounding the continued indirect investment portfolio, which represents 55 per cent of the university’s total investment holdings.  Less than a month before the university made its divestment pledge, the […]