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Wednesday, Mar 28 2018
Democracy Now: Report: Investments in Extreme Fossil Fuels Skyrocketed in Trump’s 1st Year in Office
A new report by the Rainforest Action Network has revealed that investments in “extreme” fossil fuels have skyrocketed to $115 billion globally amid President Trump’s...
Wednesday, Mar 28 2018
Independent: Bank financing of extreme fossil fuel soars, according to damning report
Through the projects they fund, banks are some of the most environmentally destructive businesses on the planet. (Read More)
Wednesday, Mar 28 2018
Independent: ‘Extreme’ fossil fuel investments soar to $115bn under Donald Trump presidency, report reveals
Funding from big banks for “extreme” fossil fuels jumped by 11 per cent to $115bn (£81bn) in the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency, new...
Wednesday, Mar 28 2018
Politico: Friends in high places
FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES: EPA announced Tuesday that it had reached a cooperative research agreement with Israeli company Water-Gen, almost a year after Administrator Scott...
Wednesday, Mar 28 2018
Think Progress Banks ‘backslide’ into financing the world’s most carbon-intensive fossil fuel projects
In 2016, after the signing of the Paris climate agreement, there was a sharp decrease in bank financing for “extreme fossil fuels.” However, 2017 was...
Wednesday, Mar 28 2018
The Guardian: Extreme' fossil fuel investments have surged under Donald Trump, report reveals
Sharp rise globally in the dirtiest fossil fuel investments reverses progress made after the Paris agreement, with tar sands holdings more than doubling in Trump’s...
Wednesday, Mar 28 2018
Which European banks do the most to stop climate change?
Leading European banks have taken steps to reduce their financing of “extreme” fossil fuels that contribute to global climate change, according to a new report....
Tuesday, Mar 27 2018
Bloomberg ‘Extreme’ Fossil-Fuel Lending Fell in 2017 -- Except in Canada
A busy year of deal-making in Canada’s oil sands last year masked a global decline in bank financing of the fossil fuel projects environmentalists say...
Tuesday, Mar 27 2018
Huffington Post: Top Banks Pumped Billions More Into The Dirtiest Fossil Fuels Last Year
Some of the world’s biggest banks continue to lend money to support the dirtiest fossil fuels, despite global commitments to tackle climate change, according to...
Tuesday, Mar 27 2018
'Extreme' fossil fuel investments have surged under Donald Trump, report reveals
Bank holdings in “extreme” fossil fuels skyrocketed globally to $115bn during Donald Trump’s first year as US president, with holdings in tar sands oil more...