Youngsters participate in a Global Strike for Climate rally in Brisbane, Australia, on September 20. A group of 32 banks have since 2016 funnelled US$1.9 trillion into a total of 1,800 fossil fuel companies. Photo: EPA-EFE
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Can big banks and bosses look Greta Thunberg in the eye as they talk the talk on climate change?

  • Bankers and company CEOs have signalled a seismic shift in business approaches amid the climate crisis
  • But with billions funnelled each year into fossil fuel financing, and no clear targets or plans, worries about “greenwashing” do not seem far-fetched

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Youngsters participate in a Global Strike for Climate rally in Brisbane, Australia, on September 20. A group of 32 banks have since 2016 funnelled US$1.9 trillion into a total of 1,800 fossil fuel companies. Photo: EPA-EFE
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