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Simon Cowell raised eyebrows recently for his starring role in the latest Barclays bank advert

There’s more to be concerned about than just his antarctic-white teeth and questionable acting skills. Greenpeace, Chris Packham and a number of MPs highlighted the irony of a bank, which heavily invests in fossil fuels, staging an advert in Antarctica, which – some argue – it is helping to destroy.

To put it simply, your bank account could be contributing to environmental destruction.

See if your bank is one of the ones effectively funding global warming and what you can do about it.

Fortunately, there are now a number of ‘ethical banks’. Switching is super easy because banks have to adhere to the switching guarantee.


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