Climate Change

Climate Change increases risk of drought and wildfire, causes more frequent severe weather events, and threatens public health. Burning fossil fuels drives climate change. The intergovernmental Paris Climate Agreement set targets to limit climate change to mitigate its harms.



Stories


Senate Democrats question BlackRock climate commitment

BOSTON/LONDON (Reuters) - Five Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday asked BlackRock Inc to justify …

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AT&T Commits To Be Carbon Neutral by 2035; Announces Nationwide Expansion of Climate Resilience Tool

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has committed to be carbon neutral across its enti…

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Walmart drives toward zero-emission goal for its entire fleet by 2040

If you needed any more evidence that America's vehicle fleets are driving toward zero-emission stat…

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Microsoft inks 500MW solar deal as it outlines suite of fresh sustainability steps

Tech giant also touts further carbon removal efforts, $50m innovation investment, an expanded carbo…

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Morgan Stanley Will Be First Major US Bank to Track and Report its Climate Impact

The bank is joining the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials, a global body with 67 financi…

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3 ways to launch a factory farm divestment movement

It's time for a global divestment campaign against the factory farming industry. It has now proved …

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FACEBOOK MUST STOP THE SPREAD OF CLIMATE MISINFORMATION

July 1, 2020 To: Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Facebook Oversight Board Cc: Mark Zuckerberg, Afia Asantew…

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Petitions


Apple Inc.
Apple: Stop Offering Products Using Leather

Apple watch straps, leather phone and iPad covers all contain leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$13.6 million supporting

Starbucks Corporati…
Starbucks: Stop Offering Food With Animal Products

Starbucks has not committed to moving away from meat, only dairy. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$11.4 million supporting

Verizon Communicati…
Verizon: Stop Offering Products Using Leather

Verizon leather cases and pouches contain leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$13.5 million supporting

Chevron Corporation Dominion Energy, In…
Methane Reduction

To avoid catastrophic climate change and limit global warming to below two degrees Celsius, deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions are required. Inves

$13.9 million supporting

JPMorgan
Fossil Banks, No Thanks

Like millions of people around the world, you are probably reducing your energy consumption, switching to renewable energy, pressuring elected officia

$94.3 million supporting

Banco Santander, S.… Bank of America Cor… Bank Of New York Me…
Cease Investment in Illegal Amazon Deforestation

Brazilian agribusiness is rapidly destroying the Amazon rainforest. Foreign financiers have the power and responsibly to halt illegal deforestation.

$75.7 million supporting

BlackRock Dimensional Fund Ad… Fidelity
Disclose Corporate Political Activity

Fossil fuel companies exert a great deal of influence over climate and energy policy at the federal, state, local and international levels – yet much

$609.4 million supporting

AT&T Inc.
AT&T: Disclose Your Lobbying

AT&T should be more transparent about its lobbying expenditures

$602,351 supporting

McDonald's Corporat…
Please add a vegan burger to your menu in the US.

"The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated." - Mahatma Gandhi

$286,080 supporting

Parnassus
Parnassus: Step up Shareholder Engagement

To make good on its ESG and Socially Responsible brand, Parnassus needs to step up its activity on shareholder engagement.

$814,521 supporting