Mayors and physicians latest to join fossil fuel divestment drive

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RCP fellow calls climate change a "public health emergency"

The Royal College of Physicians is joining a growing number of UK health organisations that are divesting from fossil fuel companies

Pressure on fossil fuel firms and the investors that support them stepped up another notch this week, with the launch of two major new divestment initiatives. The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) became...

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