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One of the world's biggest financers of climate devastation

The 2015 Paris Agreement sets out what humankind needs to do to keep global heating below 1.5°C. Even if we burn only the fossil fuel reserves we already have, the planet will heat up by much more than this, leading to a catastrophic future - and "Every fraction of additional warming beyond 1.5°C will bring worse impacts" (UN Environment Programme)

We need to keep fossil fuels in the ground, yet Barclays continues to finance businesses expanding fossil fuel extraction, exploiting new reserves or destroying the ecosystems required to help avoid climate disaster.

Not madness; greed. Such fatally short-sighted, uncontrolled pursuit of profit is like the predatory feeding frenzy of a Barclays alter ego we call: Sharklays1. Read the facts about Barclays here.

1. Real sharks are much more benign, and an important part of the ocean ecosystem, which they are unlikely to try to destroy. Find out why they need protecting here.

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