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Are we seeing the end of the UK’s fossil fuel empire?

Boris Johnson has pledged to end Britain's support for global gas and oil projects. But will the government really make good on its promise?

By Jennifer Johnson  

Investors across the world are growing increasingly wary of financing fossil fuels—and for good reason. In an era of climate protest, carbon neutrality pledges and cheap renewable energy, oil refineries and gas fields look like risky bets. Over the last 10 years, divestment campaigners have successfully convinced a number of high-profile pension funds and university endowments to pull their money…

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