Europe’s largest bank, HSBC, announced it would no longer finance coal power plants, oil sands projects in Canada and offshore drilling in the Arctic, in order to comply with the Paris Treaty. Other banks that have also refused to invest in coal and oil companies include ING, BNP Paribas and BBVA, due to pressure from environmentalists, who are backed by globalists interested in limiting access to energy.
Europe’s largest bank, HSBC, announced Friday it would no longer back coal power plants in most countries or finance oil sands projects in Canada and offshore drilling in the Arctic, Financial Times reported.
The policy mirrors those of several other large banks such as ING, BNP Paribas and BBVA, reflecting a growing push by environmentalists for financial institutions to change their lending practices to address climate change.
“We recognize the need to reduce emissions rapidly to achieve the target set in the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global temperature rises to well below 2 degrees Celsius and our responsibility to support the communities in which we operate,” HSCB global head of strategy and sustainable finance Daniel Klier said, according to Axios.
The Mises Institute article states: “Neither the Trump administration nor Congress has the legal authority to shut down American life absent at least baseline due process.” Ron Paul says the pandemic is being used by politicians to spend money with wild abandon and to take away civil liberties.
While police have stopped arresting people for certain crimes, Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best told citizens that efforts to deal with the pandemic included vigilance against “hate crimes”. Don’t call the police for protection against prowling or theft, but be sure call if you see “hate”.
A major concern is the faulty pandemic computer models used at imperial College in the UK that projected millions of deaths when, in truth, Covid-19 death rates are similar to the common flu. They say the coronavirus is no more dangerous than a bad cold.
Jon Rappoport, who has studied epidemics and pandemics for 35 years, marshals the evidence in this series of podcasts that the Covid-19 pandemic is one of the most colossal deceptions the world has ever seen. This is investigative journalism at its best.
A man living in a smoke shop fired shots after three juveniles wearing masks broke into the store to rob it, and he wounded one of them. The man who fired the shots is in prison now without bail and faces up to 20 years for protecting himself.
The CDC website states, “Among 457 ICU admissions and 1,037 non-ICU hospitalizations, 358 (78%) and 732 (71%), respectively occurred among persons with one or more reported underlying health condition.”
Daniel McAdams says the number of people dying from COVID-19 are very low, yet Anthony Fauci is claiming that 100,000 to 200,000 people are going to die if Trump puts an end to lockdown. Fauci says that, if the president does nothing, two-million people will die.
The University of Oxford study indicates COVID-19 may have infected half the British population. The results suggest that the coronavirus is not as nearly as serious as claimed by the Imperial College, which predicted that half-a-million people in the UK would die.
People who question the mainstream media’s claims of hospitals looking like war zones due to floods of people infected and dying from the coronavirus have filmed scenes at hospitals that appear empty, as though the narrative has been invented.
After signing the record-breaking $6.2-trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Act over the weekend, President Trump called for an additional $2-trillion spending in the upcoming ‘phase 4’ coronavirus stimulus. US agencies say they need $600-billion of the pie.
Thomas Massie explains that the Coronavirus stimulus bill is the largest wealth transfer in human history and would make Roman emperors blush. He warns of a fourth stimulus bill, insider trading and continuing lockdown.
Jerry Day explains why the tests for coronavirus are worthless. The tests have been used on dead people to create false death statistics. Day points to the real crisis, which is economic, caused by debt and policies of the banking cartel called the Federal Reserve.
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The Berlin Administrative Court ruled that Germany’s 2020 targets to reduce emissions by 40% were not legally binding. Greenpeace claimed that Germany should be held accountable for historic emissions that it has already put into the atmosphere.
Randi Weingarten of the American Federation of Teachers has threatened to pull its business from Wells Fargo unless it severs ties with the National Rifle Association and gun manufacturers. So far, the bank is resisting- a bank official said that he did not believe that the American public wants banks to decide which legal products consumers can and cannot buy. [Conservatives are on the defensive and need to become highly organized like their opposition on the left.]
Israeli lawyers said that the ruling makes it clear that anyone who calls for a boycott against the State of Israel could find themselves liable for damages and will be forced to pay compensation to those hurt by the boycott call. The law firm will try to go after the activists’ bank accounts.