Barclays shareholders reject campaigners’ climate change call

Market Forces said that the bank’s current plans allows it to finance coal well into the 2030s.

Climate change Protesters targeted Barclays’ Canary Wharf offices last month (Joao Daniel Pereira/PA)

By August Graham, PA City Reporter

Barclays shareholders have defeated an attempt by campaigners to force the bank to phase out the multi-billion pound financing it provides to coal, oil and gas projects around the world.