Global Banks Funneled $2.7 Trillion into Fossil Fuels Since Paris Climate Agreement

(Bank Track, Nijemgen, 20 March 2020) The latest version of the most comprehensive report on global banks' fossil fuel financing, Banking on Climate Change 2020, was released today, revealing that 35 global banks have not only been sustaining but expanding the fossil fuel sector with more than $2.7 trillion in the four years since the Paris Climate Agreement. The report finds that financial support for the fossil fuel industry has increased every year since the Paris Agreement was adopted in December 2015.