Divest defund, and uninsure Rio Grande LNG and all climate chaos

Divest, de-fund, and uninsure climate chaos

Late last year, we asked several times to sign petitions, send comments, and take action aimed at getting the Biden Administration to stop the fossil fuel exports, especially LNG, that are wrecking our climate progress. Thanks to your support we’ve already delivered more than 200,000 comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the US …

Divest our pensions

Divest our Pension funds now!

State and local pension funds – the retirement savings of people like firefighters, teachers and cops, among others – own most of the stock market, and are among the biggest investors in fossil fuels. If you add up all the pensions and public investments managed by cities, states and communities it’s hundreds of billions of …

Pipeline Closed

Dirty, Dishonest Dominion can’t duck divestment online

Dirty, dishonest, Dominion Energy – the principal company backing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline – is holding their annual shareholders meeting (AGM) online tomorrow, May 6. They hope that because the meeting is online this year, due to the pandemic, that we’ll stay home and not pressure them to stop investing in fossil fuels, especially the …

Rise Together July 16-31

Rise together – Divest, no new pipelines, clean energy now.

All week we’ve been glued to the news – not the news from Helsinki (well, ok, that too) but the news from Louisiana where our friends fighting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline are entering a critical phase of the campaign. In case you need a refresher, the Bayou Bridge Pipeline (BBP) is the tail end of …

Ran Action Calling on BNP to Divest, and they did!

Big French Bank Defunds Pipelines – Sign now to #DivestTheGlobe

I’ve got more good news this week: French Mega-bank BNP Paribas announced this that it’s cutting its funding for extreme oil and fracked gas projects in the US and Canada. While we (and our friends in France) will need to monitor the implementation and details, the news is REALLY GOOD. Specifically: BNP Paribas will not fund new …

How Chevron is cashing in on genocide in Gaza

Chevron fuels genocide

Like a lot of you, I’ve been horrified by the ongoing genocide in Gaza, and we’ve spoken out repeatedly and forcefully for a ceasefire, and in support of public protest and comment against the war. But there’s a more direct connection between fossil fuels and the ongoing war: Chevron. The Chevron Corporation fuels Israel’s war …

The brave little grl statue on wall street faces down a charging bull a burning planet and Donald Trump to symbolize banks funding fossil fuels and fascism

Wall Street banks fund fossil fuels and fascism

Yesterday, I wrote an update on how Wall Street banks and hedge funds are investing in fossil fuels and climate chaos. Today I’m here to tell you how they’re funding fascism and Donald Trump. Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, and JP Morgan Chase are some of the biggest donors to the Heritage Foundation. The Heritage …