“If we want to stop the extinction of amazing creatures like monarch butterflies, we need the EPA to take action to stop the out-of-control spraying of deadly poisons.”
The OCC’s new rule could stunt divestment campaigns by requiring major banks to justify each individual decision to regulators using “quantitative, impartial risk-based standards established by the bank in advance.”
Scientists calculate that emissions must fall by half by 2030 to give a good chance of limiting global heating.
The new rule will "authorize logging and other activities without following NEPA’s public notification and environmental review requirements."
"While there may never be a complete account of the fate of all marine animals impacted by plastic, this report paints a grim picture."
A president can do a lot in battling climate change, without Congressional approval, through executive orders and EPA regulations. Obama’s record was mixed and hesitant. Biden will need to do many times better.
Environmental and Indigenous groups say this construction threatens the water where Native Americans harvest wild rice and also would be a factor in increasing climate change.
"There is no excuse for the continued funding of billions of dollars in coal, gas, or oil projects. This must stop now."
The Group's commitment to a global climate action plan makes them the latest major financial institution along with Morgan Stanley and Barclays.
“These are things that signal the fact that all is right ecologically, that wildness has returned.”