Ecocide threat looms for Barclays as COP26 sparks more protest

With the departure under a cloud of the bank’s CEO, Barclays may have hoped its involvement in COP26 would have a favourable effect on its reputation – but events around the climate conference served to throw its environmentally-disastrous activities into sharp relief. While political leaders gat [...]

November 2021
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Billboards across country decry Barclays

In more than 20 towns and cities around the UK, the contents of prominent billboards have been replaced by striking, original posters calling out Barclays’ financing of environmental destruction. Over 200 locations feature designs from 11 different artists in a campaign co-ordinated by Brandalism to [...]

September 2021

Building a ‘carbon bomb’ to wreck the climate

Despite renewed and increasingly-urgent warnings about accelerating climate change bringing devastation sooner than we think, and with disregard for the insistence of the International Energy Authoritiy (IEA) that to attempt to limit warming to 1.5°C Paris Agreement objective there must be no new oi [...]

June 2021
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Barclays at summit of plastic waste mountain

A recent Greenpeace video brought to life the shocking scale of the UK’s contribution to the plastic waste problem creating an environmental catastrophe. Be it choking oceans, releasing carbon emissions when burnt, or infiltrating our food and water as microparticles, single-use plastic creates some [...]

May 2021

Ecocide threat looms for Barclays as COP26 sparks more protest

With the departure under a cloud of the bank’s CEO, Barclays may have hoped its involvement in COP26 would have a favourable effect on its reputation – but events around the climate conference served to throw its environmentally-disastrous activities into sharp relief. While political leaders gat [...]

November 2021
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Billboards across country decry Barclays

In more than 20 towns and cities around the UK, the contents of prominent billboards have been replaced by striking, original posters calling out Barclays’ financing of environmental destruction. Over 200 locations feature designs from 11 different artists in a campaign co-ordinated by Brandalism to [...]

September 2021
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Building a ‘carbon bomb’ to wreck the climate

Despite renewed and increasingly-urgent warnings about accelerating climate change bringing devastation sooner than we think, and with disregard for the insistence of the International Energy Authoritiy (IEA) that to attempt to limit warming to 1.5°C Paris Agreement objective there must be no new oi [...]

June 2021
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Barclays at summit of plastic waste mountain

A recent Greenpeace video brought to life the shocking scale of the UK’s contribution to the plastic waste problem creating an environmental catastrophe. Be it choking oceans, releasing carbon emissions when burnt, or infiltrating our food and water as microparticles, single-use plastic creates some [...]

May 2021
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