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But some money managers say divestment as a tool to address climate change is too simplistic in most cases
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 05:50
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For Rivka Micklewaite and fellow students, securing a pledge this week from Oxford University to avoid direct investments in companies producing coal or tar sands is just the beginning.

London

FOR Rivka Micklewaite and fellow students, securing a pledge this week from Oxford University to avoid direct investments in companies producing coal or tar sands is just the beginning.

Getting that commitment involved a two-year campaign during which they staged a "marriage