Tag: climate justice
There’s a big pot of climate bill money waiting to be...
The IRA could be one pathway to delivering something real and tangible in communities where progressives do not usually organize.
Largest fossil fuel plant in New York City could become nation’s...
“The repowering of Ravenswood with offshore wind is a community-driven approach to invest in a disadvantaged community and support New York in meeting its clean energy and economic goals.”
2022 was a big year for climate action in the courts￼
The past year saw major developments in accountability cases against oil companies and national governments around the world, as well as setbacks for several high-profile fossil fuel projects.
3 reasons local climate activism is more powerful than people realize
Group action targeted at local decision-makers is a time-honored tradition – and I believe necessary in the current political environment for action on climate change.
Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate...
Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.
Copout in Cairo: ‘they’ just don’t care
"Act now with environmental responsibility at the core of ones daily life; act now to force governments and businesses to respond, or look around in ten years and see ashes in your hands."
Leading ‘sustainable’ investment funds backing fossil fuels, research finds￼
“Lack of regulation makes for a Wild West of sustainable fund management”, Edward Lander from Ethical Consumer said.
Judge deals latest blow to Big Oil in DC climate fraud...
Fossil fuel defendants in climate liability lawsuits keep losing in their bids to keep cases in federal courts.
COP27 ends with historic loss & damage fund, but status quo...
“COP27 has done what no other COP has achieved and created a loss and damage fund to support the most impacted communities of climate change.”
Crisis or catastrophe: nothing changes
As delegates prepare for COP27 and fossil fuel companies report record profits, the environmental emergency couldn’t be more pressing; the need for action by governments, corporations and populations more urgent, and the stench of complacency more pungent.