We can’t stop climate chaos if banks like RBC keep funding fossil fuels

Canada’s biggest bank, RBC, talks about “purpose” and says climate change is a critical issue. But its funding practices tell a different story:

$208 Billion in fossil fuel funding since Paris

Making RBC the fifth biggest fossil bank on Earth

Financing Coastal GasLink + Line 3

Projects that violate Indigenous rights

$14 Billion in Coal

Making RBC the world's 12th largest funder of coal

It’s code red for humanity, but while our planet literally burns, banks like RBC are pouring more fuel on the fire.

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December 7, 2021

Greenpeace activists block entrance to RBC tower

Earlier today Greenpeace Canada activists blocked the entrance to a downtown Toronto bank tower. They suspended climbers from fifteen foot high tripods as part of a call for Canada’s big five banks to stop funding fossil fuels and to respect Indigenous rights.

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November 21, 2021

Showing support for the Wet’suwet’en

As news spread of the latest militarized RCMP invasion of Wet’suwet’en territory and the arrests of peaceful protesters and even independent media, many partners in the RBC / Canadian fossil banks campaign decided to direct their attention and resources to help with coordination and amplification of efforts led by the land defenders.

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November 5, 2021

Mark Carney’s GFANZ is a mile wide and an inch deep

Canadian Mark Carney leads the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ). It’s a collection of over 450 financial institutions around the world, working to “accelerate the transition to a net-zero global economy”.

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