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 …

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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 …

Climate denial threatens our ability to act on climate

Is social media giant Meta spying on you for fossil fuel fascists?

By this point, you probably know that Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, and now Threads, spends a lot of time spying on you. Chronicled in books like The Age of Surveillance Capitalism and the Netflix docu-drama The Social Dilemma, the problem of social media spying on us, selling our personal information to unscrupulous …

Climate denial threatens our ability to act on climate

Media and big tech are lying about climate denial

It’s no secret that, for years, climate denial has been running rampant online and in the media. Newspapers, cable networks, and especially social media companies, have been taking huge sums of money from the fossil fuel industry to spread disinformation and misinformation on climate change. In exchange, policy gets stalled, voters are confused and misled, …

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. …

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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 …