The world’s fifty largest banks invested a cumulative US$2.6 trillion (£2tn) in firms at the forefront of global biodiversity loss in 2019 alone, according to a new report by Portfolio Earth. On average, each financial institution invested US$52bn in fossil fuel, mining, infrastructure and agricultural firms. The report, entitled Bankrolling Extinction, linked corporate financing to Read More…
The city of Oxford will move into Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions from 00:01 on Saturday 31 October, it has been announced. This puts the city under the ‘High’ COVID Alert level, having previously been listed under ‘Medium’, despite objections from local council leaders. Under the new Tier 2 restrictions, people in Oxford will not be Read More…
On Sunday night, a protest organised by the Oxford University Polish Society saw calls of solidarity with women whose rights came under attack following the country’s Constitutional Tribunal’s recent ruling which has essentially removed all avenues to abortion.
The University of Oxford has today released its draft Environmental Sustainability Strategy, with plans to reach net zero carbon emissions and a net gain in biodiversity by 2035.
Tao Geoghegan Hart has been crowned the new reigning champion of the Tour of Italy.
Council leaders have urged the UK Government to move Oxfordshire into Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions, it has been revealed.
The full nature of the toxic feud between Christ Church and its Dean has been revealed in court documents obtained by The Oxford Blue. Christ Church Dean The Very Revd Martyn Percy has spoken out for the first time about the factional war dividing the historic college in his witness statement.
The Women’s Equality Party (WE) has voted overwhelmingly in favour of adopting an economic model created by the Oxford economist Kate Raworth.
Black History Month 2020 marks the launch of the Oxford Coalition of Black Communities and Communities of Colour, as well as a manifesto dedicated to racial equality within Oxford.
Leading up to the UN Summit on Biodiversity, 70 world leaders endorsed a Leaders’ Pledge for Nature, committing to reverse biodiversity loss by 2030. This took place, virtually, at the UNDP Nature of Life Hub at the end of September, with many leaders submitting video endorsements from their home countries. This is a pressing issue, Read More…