Banks cut it out or we'll cut it up

TODAY is the 3.21.23 Day of Action to Stop Dirty Banks!

In light of the recent upheavals in the banking sector and the greater concentration of deposits in the large Wall Street banks, now more than ever we need to demand that these banks use their power and funds responsibly. The banks must manage both financial risks and climate risks; indeed climate risks ARE financial risks. …

Banks cut it out or we'll cut it up

Are you ready to break up a big, dirty bank this week?

This Tuesday, March 21, is our big day of action to demand banks stop funding climate chaos. I’m on my way to DC, to join Sierra Club Director ben Jealous and Third Act founder Bill McKibben for a “rocking chair rebellion” by older activists, backed up by plenty of art, music, and direct action in …

Sen Schumer and Manchin

It’s still time to remove Manchin from his dirty dealing chair

As we’ve been telling you, Senator Joe Manchin (jerkface-WV) continues to push for his zombie like dirty deal that would fast track fossil fuel infrastructure and harmfully impact frontline communities. But we haven’t mentioned lately that in addition to threatening our climate and communities, Manchin’s dirty deal is a huge conflict of interest. Manchin still …

President Biden and Puerto Rican Governor Pierluisi in front of a super imposed image of Huricaine Fiona and a flooded street

Puerto Rico needs a reliable, clean, electric grid – not hugs and prayers.

President Biden made a welcome and empathetic trip to Puerto Rico this week. No paper towels were thrown. Don’t get me wrong, Biden is doing a much better job at disaster recovery than the defeated fossil fueled fascist Trump. But Puerto Rico needs more than prayers and empathy, they need a functioning power grid that’s …

Tell President Biden to declare a climate emergency

It’s still time for President Biden to declare a climate emergency.

President Biden is hosting a party at the White House today to celebrate the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). But when the party is over and the applause dies dies down America will still be facing a climate emergency — and it will still be time for President Biden to declare one. While …

Sen Schumer and Manchin

Climate denying coal barons can’t be in charge of Energy Policy in the US Senate

* Update * No surprise, climate-denying coal baron Joe Manchin has blocked progress on President Biden’s agenda, again. The Announcement was shocking too many not because Manchin changed his position, but because he announced it on Fox news, and broke a promise he’d made explicitly and in-person to the President and party leadership. As House …

No new Federal Fossil Fuels rally at COP26

Tell Biden: Keep your promise. Stop the Gulf lease sale!

President Biden and his Interior Department need to act fast to cancel next week’s Gulf lease sale – known as sale 257. Despite promising climate action, Biden’s Department of Interior is scheduled to sell more than 80 million acres of the Gulf for oil and gas drilling and fracking. To add insult to this grave injury …