Open Letter | URGENT: Fossil Fuel Divestment

We’re sending this important letter to the big banks, signed by 4630 inspiring people

Dear Mr Clyne, Ms Kelly, Mr Narev and Mr Smith,

We write to urge you to adopt a critical change to your banks’ investment policies.

Australia stands on the verge of a fossil fuel expansion that would jeopardise the possibility of containing global warming to below 2˚C above pre-industrial levels – a key marker for the prospects of a safe climate for future generations to enjoy.

As Australia’s four largest banks and heaviest lenders to coal and gas projects, you have a vital role in determining the fate of proposed new fossil fuel projects. You will be met with requests to provide finance and other forms of investment for these projects. For the sake of a safe climate, these requests must be denied.

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Global Climate Change
Environment Ethics
Environment Justice

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