Named and Shamed: the Banks Most Responsible for Increasing Global Warming by @DavidKThorpe

Alex Scrivener, policy officer at the World Development Movement , agreed: "Apart from two US banks, RBS and Barclays are the most responsible for providing finance to coal operations all over the world. Expanding coal isn’t just a disaster for the climate, it’s also responsible for all manner of injustice inflicted on communities in the global south who have been devastated by the impacts of mining. Barclays and RBS should be deeply ashamed to find themselves so high in these rankings. Any notion of ‘ethical banking’ is incompatible with financing an energy source like coal.”

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/node/1009696

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