Banking on Coal Mining

The big six U.S. banks continue to finance coal mining — including a big spike in financing in 2017 — despite broadly complying with their policies to reduce credit exposure to the industry.

Funding Tar Sands: Private Banks vs. the Paris Agreement

Tar sands occupy a unique place among these fuels due to its high extraction costs, difficulties in getting to market, huge reserves, greenhouse-gas intensity, major local environmental and Indigenous rights…