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Ireland to become first country to divest from fossil fuels

by Futures Centre, Feb 21
1 minute read

Ireland has voted to become the first country to fully divest all public money from fossil fuels. The Irish Parliament passed the legislation with 90 to 53 in favour of removing coal, oil and gas from the £6.8bn Ireland Strategic Investment Fund. The bill is likely to pass into law in the next few months after it has been reviewed by the financial committee.

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