May 7: #StopLine3 Global Day of Action

Defund Line 3 art by Dio Cramer

For the past 7 years, Indigenous communities and allies across the Midwest have been working to shut down Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline because it violates treaties and spells destruction for the land, water, and climate. Indigenous-led water protectors have protested, chained themselves to earth-moving equipment, and run miles in freezing weather to bring more than…

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CalPERS Banks on Climate Change

CalPERS has large holdings in the major banks that finance the oil, gas, and coal industry. Fossil fuel companies depend on large-scale bank funding to finance new exploration, development and infrastructure projects. Even after the 2015 Paris Agreement, the biggest banks continued to increase their financing of the fossil fuel industry. Rainforest Action Network reports…

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I Broke Up with My Banks!

Finally, in late February I moved our money out of Chase and Wells Fargo banks because they are two of the largest banks in the world putting money into fossil fuel expansion. Soon thereafter, it was Bank of America.

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Updates on Climate-Safe Pensions

Thank you for your support in launching the Coalition for Climate-Safe Pensions on Climate Finance Day, April 23. In a week, we pulled together: a blog announcing the the effort and underscoring the power of youth and elders uniting in common cause,  a video highlighting the depth and breadth of this growing movement that aired during the national livestream…

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Friday 2/28: Stop the Money Pipeline @ Chase Bank!

The latest warning about Chase Bank’s financing of fossil fuels comes from its own internal research: a leaked report by JP Morgan Chase economists states that a business-as-usual scenario threatens the existence of humanity. Since the Paris Agreement, Chase Bank has provided $196 billion in financing for the fossil fuel industry and is the world’s…

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“Stop the Money Pipeline” Coalition Targets Fossil Finance

On January 10, a coalition of over a dozen groups, including Fossil Free California, launched a major new campaign, Stop the Money Pipeline, that targets the financial sector’s funding of climate chaos. Stop the Money Pipeline joined with Fire Drill Fridays in Washington, DC to kick off this new mobilization. On January 9, we had…

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