First UK Council votes to divest its Pension Fund from fossil fuels

The day after Hebden Bridge fossil fuel cleaners were out in St George’s Square collecting signatures for a petition to the West Yorkshire Pension Fund to divest from fossil fuels,  the Waltham Forest Council Pension Fund Committee committed to divest their £735 million pension fund from all fossil fuels, becoming the first in the UK to make this full commitment.

If this London  borough Council can do it, so can Calderdale Council and the other West Yorkshire Councils. Continue reading