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32 organisations worldwide call on BlackRock to drop Drax

23 Mar, 2020

A message for shareholders outside Drax’s AGM 2019.

Originally published by Biofuelwatch A coalition of 32 environmental organisations worldwide has sent a letter to the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, asking it to divest from Drax Plc, owner of the world’s largest wood-burning power station in the UK, and to clarify its position on biomass energy. BlackRock is Drax’s joint third largest shareholder, holding a 5% stake in the company. While biomass energy is promoted by the industry and the UK government as a cleaner alternative to coal, …

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Our land is worth more than carbon

15 Nov, 2016

land carbon

The Paris Agreement required the 196 Parties to the UN Climate Convention to limit temperature increases to 2° or 1.5°C below preindustrial levels. While COP21 benefitted from a high degree…

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