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The Federal Reserve won’t save us from climate chaos. What will?

In this summer of global climate chaos – Hawaii burned, the Panama Canal ran dry, Greece underwater (and also on fire), millions of Americans living under heat advisories this week (and most weeks this summer) – the Federal Reserve held a week long meeting on “Reassessing Constraints on the Economy and Policy.” But Fed Chair …

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 …

One week to go until our 3.21.23 rallies

Betrayed by politicians, take to the streets and hit the fossil banks where it hurts

Today Joe Biden approved the Willow Arctic Oil project in Alaska. It’s an outrage. An act of utter political cowardice. And it destroys any hope Biden had of achieving his promises to stop fossil fuel extraction on public lands, or cut global warming pollution 50% by 2030. But this is not the end of the …

2 weeks to go! Sign our petition to state pensions and asset managers!

This shareholder season, send a message the big banks and investors can’t ignore.

Every spring, publicly-traded banks and investors hold their annual Shareholder meetings. For years, 198 methods and our allies in the Stop the Money Pipeline Coalition have shown up to these shareholder meetings to demand they stop investing in fossil fuels and the climate crisis. This year, we’re turning up the pressure with a big day …

3 weeks to go until our bank rallies on 3.21.23

3 weeks to go: Big banks you’ve got mail, cut it out or we cut up our cards

As we’ve been telling you for a few weeks now, on March 21, 2023 – 3.21.23 – we will come together in the streets to demand banks stop funding climate chaos. Last week we delivered thousands of letters and petition signatures (including yours) to the banks demanding that they cut funding for fossil fuels, ro …

Break up with Bad Banks

Break up with bad banks

We’ve told you heart breaking stories about the Big Four Fossil Banks — Bank of America, Chase, Citibank, or Wells Fargo — for years. The simple truth is that these banks are cheating on you with fossil fuels. While you sleep, thinking you’re a good person for saving money and paying your credit card bill …