Global financial firms invest US$740bn in fossil fuels
The world’s biggest 30 financial firms have provided at least US$740bn towards fossil fuel production during the past two years while lobbying to weaken sustainable finance policy, according to a climate think tank InfluenceMap.Its highly critical analysis Finance and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Climate Assessment of the World’s Largest Financial Institutions, says the institutions funded the equivalent of 7% of their to
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