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.
McCabe is under pressure and may cut a deal to offer testimony against other FBI and Justice Department officials. It is surprising to see strong interest at the government level in holding a member of the deep state to the same standards that apply to everyone else. We shall see.
A record 220,300 public school teachers reported that they were physically attacked by a student during the 2015-2016 school year. California passed Senate Bill 419, prohibiting the suspension of disruptive kids. [Be sure to check out the readers’ comments for these articles.]
Epstein was ‘suicided’ instead of being delivered to justice. This was done, not only to prevent revealing the names of high-profile celebrities and government officials, but to make people feel helpless and passive, knowing that the justice system is corrupt.
J. Michael Springmann, who worked for the State Department, issued visas from 1987 to 1989 from the US Jeddah consulate in Saudi Arabia, and later learned it was being used by the CIA to issue visas to associates of Osama bin Laden who was creating the predecessor to al-Qaeda.
Barry Jennings’ story is full of details that directly contradict NIST’s pronouncements on the destruction of the building. Jennings mysteriously passed away in a hospital in 2008 but no records are available.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a speech announcing his plans to annex a third of the West Bank if he wins the Israeli election next week. He was hoping Trump would sign off on the land expropriation, but it never came.
Witnesses interviewed on the street immediately after the attack on 9/11 say the planes that struck the Twin Towers were gray, had no airline logos, and no windows. Firefighters tell of explosions far below fire-damaged
Christine Todd Whitman, the head of the EPA on 9/11, falsely assured New York residents and rescuers that the air was safe to breathe following the destruction of the WTC buildings. In truth, however, the event released clouds of toxic dust that has caused thousands of deaths.
UL certified the steel used to build the World Trade Center buildings. Ryan realized the government’s report included serious errors and, according to the tests at UL, the buildings easily should have withstood the fires.
The MS Malmo was rescued after being trapped in ice, and its 16 passengers were airlifted to safety. The ship was on an Arctic excursion with tourists and a documentary-film crew, all concerned about melting Arctic ice caused by global warming.
This documentary, produced by David Fuller, examines the underlying concepts that have attracted millions of converts to the world view of Professor Jordan Peterson. Warning! Watching this video could change the way you think
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Carlson lost three advertisers on Monday because of that but vowed to stand against intimidation and to report the truth. Fox News is supporting Carlson against the intimidation campaign by Moveon.org, Media Matters, and Sleeping Giants.