Posted by AdviserDirect on 05/09/2019

Barclays Bank fossil fuel funding protests to spread worldwide

Barclays Bank fossil fuel funding protests to spread worldwide

A UK-based campaign to pressure Barclays to stop its multibillion pound funding of fossil fuel corporations is spreading to countries around the world.

In the civil disobedience protests, organised by the grassroots Labour group Momentum and activists from People and Planet, campaigners disrupted business at 40 Barclays branches across the UK in March.

Now it has organised the next round of peaceful protests at more than 60 branches of the bank – including sites in Germany, the US and Canada.

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