Banking industry slammed for climate hypocrisy as latest fossil lending figures released

HSBC and Barclays named the biggest financers of ‘brown’ assets in Europe, despite recent pledges

Barclays is under renewed fire after being named Europe’s biggest fossil fuel lender, in spite of the bank’s recently-announced net-zero ambition.

Between the end of 2015 and 2019, Barclays lent almost £91bn to fossil fuel companies, according to a report released by a group of NG…

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