Tag: climate action
“In particular, it is urgent to quickly transition to electric vehicles and building components, because polluting equipment sold today will last for decades.”
Given all this activity in the courts in 2020, the coming year will likely also be a busy one in terms of climate lawsuits.
The Group's commitment to a global climate action plan makes them the latest major financial institution along with Morgan Stanley and Barclays.
“Don’t let anyone tell you that Biden’s hands are tied on climate action without the Senate.”
"Arizona, Iowa, Maine, and South Carolina could hardly be more different, but solid majorities of voters in each state support building a clean energy economy."
“I found myself dwarfed by the impact of these corporations in terms of greenhouse gas emissions and legislative power.”
In response to Trump’s claims Biden would ban fracking, the Democratic presidential nominee assured a crowd in Pennsylvania that he will not do away with the practice.
“Whether we’re talking about social advocacy groups or businesses, I’m finding that most messages these groups put out are in favor of climate action.”
"This pandemic is a preview of what could happen to our world if we don’t adequately address the climate crisis. Only it’s going to be tenfold worse."
By tapping into existing networks and old campaigns, a new wave of student activism is making the fossil fuel divestment movement bigger, bolder and more creative.