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University of Cambridge college commits to fossil fuel divestment

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One of the university’s richest colleges pledges to take money out of fossil fuels

Trinity College Cambridge has committed to pulling its money from most fossil fuel investments by the end of this year, following the University of Cambridge’s pledge to remove all funding for fossil fuels by 2030.

On 22 February the Cambridge college promised to divest from all fossil fuel investments in public equities by the end of this year, and to divest from fossil fuels in its private equity holdings—which account for less than 5 per cent of its fossil fuel investments—over the next five to 10 years.

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