Insure our future, not fossil fuels by Roger Peet

Insure our future, not fossil fuels week of action

March 4 – Final report! The global week of action has just wrapped up THANK YOU to everyone who signed petitions, shared on social media, came to actions in Hartford, New York, Houston, Boston, and beyond. Even more exciting, our actions have already had an effect! Probitas, one of the major insurers targeted in the …

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 …

United with the UAW for a strong contract, just Transition, & clean cars, NOW

Let’s win a fair contract for UAW workers and the climate!

October 26 update – Ford and the U.A.W. have reached a tentative contract agreement. That means our pressure is working, and thousands of Ford workers can get back to work from the picket lines while they consider this contract. But it also means that pressure is increasing on General Motors and Stellantis (which makes Jeeps, …

Banking on climate chaos 2023 header

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. …

Starbucks this is your sign to be kind to your workers and stop union busting

This Wednesday, stand with Starbucks workers for people and planet

For more than a year, Starbucks workers have joined together, raised their voices, cast ballots and gone on strike to demand Starbucks respect their right to a union. Workers are asking for simple things, like a voice in their workplace over pay and scheduling. Starbucks, which posted $3.3 billion in profits last year, has responded …

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 …