Tag: climate action
“The reality is that almost nothing has changed in the Exxon playbook.”
Fossil fuel companies, experts say, “cannot be relied upon to decarbonize at the speed and scale needed” to tackle rising global emissions.
Policies like this, including putting a price on carbon, “allow polluters to keep polluting and pay the tax.”
The recent evolution of the oil industry’s political stance on a carbon tax has raised a few eyebrows, but it represents more greenwashing, according to Holly Burke of Evergreen 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.”