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1,300+ scientists urge JPMorgan shareholders to vote for ending new fossil fuel financing - AlterNet.org

1,300+ scientists urge JPMorgan shareholders to vote for ending new fossil fuel financing - AlterNet.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

As the fossil fuel-driven climate crisis continues to wreak havoc around the globe, more than 1,300 scientists and researchers on Monday published a letter imploring JPMorgan Chase shareholders to support a resolution that asks the financial giant's board of directors to "adopt a policy for a time-bound phaseout" of bankrolling new coal, oil, and gas projects.

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The Companies Cutting Ties With Trump - The New York Times

The Companies Cutting Ties With Trump - The New York Times | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Several large banks and the P.G.A. are among those that have disassociated themselves from the president since his supporters stormed the Capitol.
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G7 Countries to End Overseas Funding for Fossil Fuel Development - EcoWatch.com

G7 Countries to End Overseas Funding for Fossil Fuel Development - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

G7 countries made important climate commitments in Berlin, including ending most international funding for fossil fuel projects.

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Bank lending to plastics industry faces scrutiny as pollution concerns mount - The Fiji Times 

Bank lending to plastics industry faces scrutiny as pollution concerns mount - The Fiji Times  | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

LONDON (Reuters) – Banks have provided $1.7 trillion of finance to 40 companies in the plastics supply chain without imposing any requirements to tackle plastic pollution pouring into the world’s rivers and oceans, according to a report published on Thursday.

 

With European and U.S. banks increasingly spurning the most polluting fossil fuel projects to help slow climate change, campaigners want lenders to take a similar approach to plastics by making loans conditional on measures to boost recycling. 

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