Posts Tagged with "Royal Bank of Scotland"

“It’s Easier to Mine Coal Without People Around.”

Monday, March 4, 2013

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“It’s Easier to Mine Coal Without People Around.”

RAN’s latest Coal Risk Update highlights the potential human rights impacts of a planned mountaintop removal mine in Blair, West Virginia. Blair Mountain is a national treasure: The mountain is the site of arguably the most important post-Civil War battlefield in the US. Currently, Arch Coal plans to build a mine that would destroy the [...]

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The Top 20 Climate Killer Banks

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

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The Top 20 Climate Killer Banks

A new report titled “Bankrolling Climate Change” calls out the top 20 banks that are financing the dirty coal industry. The top three “climate killers” will not come as much of a surprise: JP Morgan Chase, Citi, and none other than Bank of America top the list with $22 billion, $18.27 billion, an $16.79 billion [...]

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Royal BS

Thursday, August 19, 2010

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Hundreds of climate activists set up camp this morning next to the headquarters of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in Edinburgh. Since an October 2008 bailout, taxpayers have owned more than 80% of the bank. But Downing Street won’t enforce basic environmental standards at RBS so Climate Camp is taking direct action. The camp [...]

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Climate Camps Sprouting Up Around the World

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

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What’s that rumbling I hear? It’s a movement thundering as they say “Ya Basta!” to climate change and fossil fuel extraction, and “Yes” to climate justice. Throughout the industrial North in Europe, North America, Australia and Aotearoa, Climate Camps are sprouting up next to their nation’s biggest polluters to take direct action. No more waiting [...]

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Royal Bank of Scotland Dodges Questions on Indigenous Rights

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

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On April 28th in Edinburgh, Scotland the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) held their Annual General Meeting where shareholders met to discuss the future of RBS.  RBS was one of the UK banks bailed-out by the UK government in 2008, and now RBS is 83% owned by the UK public. Between 2007 and 2009, RBS [...]

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