Environment Campaign

Environment Campaign

Despite many international agreements, most recently the 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference, there has been no let-up in carbon emissions and subsequent climate change:

  • 33 global banks invested a combined $1.9 trillion in fossil fuel companies between 2015 and 2018. HSBC was the 13th largest investor, while Barclays continues to fund tar sand exploitation in Canada.

  • The oil and gas industry is forecast to spend a massive $4.9 trillion on exploration and extraction of new fossil fuel fields over the next decade; it will drive a coach and horses through the already inadequate Paris agreement.

     

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  • Climate protests – a breath of fresh air >

    ‘We have not come here to beg world leaders to care. You have ignored us in the past and you will ignore us again. We have run out of excuses Read More
  • RCG joins Youth Strike 4 Climate - 15 March >

    On 15 March, more than a million school and college students, along with teachers and other supporters joined the second global Youth Strike 4 Climate (click for background on the Read More
  • World has 12 years to solve climate change >

    On 8 October 2018, the world’s leading climate scientists warned in a report for the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that there are only 12 years for global Read More
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