News Digest Item
13 Mar 2018

First German university rules out fossil sector investments

Fossil Free Germany / Fossil Free Münster

The University of Münster is the first German university to rule out investments in the coal, gas and oil sectors, the divestment initiative Fossil Free Münster says in a press release. “This decision makes the University of Münster a role model of climate-friendly investment,” Clara Scharfenstein of Fossil Free Münster said.

Read the press release in German here.

For background, read the CLEW article Private climate finance under scrutiny on eve of Paris summit.

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