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 …

Chase Bank top fossil fuel financier 2022

Tell Chase bank to Defund Climate Chaos

JPMorgan Chase is the dirtiest bank in the world. Since the Paris climate agreement was signed, they’ve invested more than $382 billion in fossil fuels. On May 17 thousands of investors will be at the Chase annual shareholder meeting, and they’ll have a chance to vote on a climate resolutions calling for an end to …

Defund Formosa Banner Charlotte NC

Show up to tell Bank of America to stop banking on pollution and climate chaos.

Last year, Bank of America committed to achieving “net zero emissions by 2050.” And earlier this month, they announced 2030 targets to reduce the emissions “intensity” from its investments.  But the truth is that between 2016 and 2021, Bank of America provided $232 billion in lending and underwriting to the fossil fuel industry. That makes …

Wall Street’s Moment of Truth: Defund Climate Chaos

*Update* For the next eight weeks we’re taking the fight to the shareholder meetings of every major US bank and several major insurance companies. This is a real opportunity for change, because every single shareholder meeting will have a vote on whether or not to end support for fossil fuel expansion. If you want to …

Defund Formosa Plastics

Defund Formosa Plastics

Last year, every major US bank committed to achieving “net zero emissions by 2050.” But those same banks are continuing to fund the expansion of the fossil fuel industry. One of the most egregious examples of fossil fuel expansion is happening in St. James, Louisiana, where Formosa Plastics is trying to build a massive new …

Tell banks to stop funding climate chaos

Become a customer for climate justice and bank on action, not on climate change

Since the Paris Agreement was signed, Wall Street banks have loaned nearly $1.2 trillion to the fossil fuel industry. That money isn’t coming from the government, or from rich investors — it’s coming from regular customers with bank accounts and credit cards just like you and me. Now, customers like you and me are fighting …