Divestment is a symbolic and ineffective tool to reduce the carbon footprint of institutional investments.

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This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.


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McGill University principal defends decision not to divest from fossil fuels after prof quits

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Divestment is a symbolic and ineffective tool to reduce the carbon footprint of institutional investments.



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The Trans Mountain pipeline will likely become one of the largest Indigenous-owned assets in the world — and that’s just the start

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Indigenous ownerships in energy projects can help drive away on-reserve poverty.


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Oil and gas firms must dip into their ‘deep pockets’ to fight climate change, International Energy Agency says

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In Canada, the oil and gas industry is the top funder for climate change initiatives.


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