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Activists Protest Megabanks’ Fossil Fuels Investments

By Sandy Emerson | November 7, 2017
Protest Megabanks Fossil Fuels Investments

On October 23, activists mounted the largest-ever protest of megabanks’ investments in fossil fuels, with #DivestTheGlobe actions in more than 60 cities, 10 countries and 4 continents. Led by indigenous rights groups, activists marched on their local megabanks to demand an end to funding for fossil fuel projects.  The Divest the Globe protest was timed to…

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Flooding and Frontline Communities

Environmental Injustice After the Hurricanes

By Savannah Kuang | 11/01/2017

The hurricanes that devasted parts of Texas and most of the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico have revealed a continuing story of environmental injustice. Millions of people’s lives in Puerto Rico were disrupted by Hurricane Maria, and Texans are still recovering from the destruction of  Hurricane Harvey. In Puerto Rico, rural and poverty-stricken areas were…

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Using California's Purchasing Power to Fight Climate Change

AB 262: Using California’s Purchasing Power to Fight Climate Change

By Christine Shewmaker | 10/18/2017

On Sunday, October 15th, Governor Brown signed AB 262, the Buy Clean California Act, which begins to leverage the purchasing power of California to fight climate change. Authored by Assembly Member Rob Bonta (D-Oakland), the bill garnered bipartisan support in both the Assembly and the Senate and was endorsed by Fossil Free California and many…

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Climate bills mixed results

California Climate Bills: Mixed Results

By Christine Shewmaker | 09/26/2017

The California legislative year has ended with mixed results for climate bills.  It was a busy year: our legislative team was tracking and advocating for bills until the very end of this session (the wee hours of September 16).

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