Bank decision pits state against progress
September 26, 2018
Bank of the West is not unique in the clean-energy course that it has decided upon.
Lots of other organizations and companies have made similar declarations. Most of the Ivy League has been divesting from fossil fuels for years, the Catholic Church and many Protestant denominations have made their pro-environment pronouncements, as have hundreds of companies, including Walmart, Amazon, Ford, and Hewlett-Packard. The bank’s move is 100 percent in accord with all the countries of the world, except the United States, because of someone’s move to pull us out of the Paris Climate Agreeme...