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.



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States Sue Trump Administration Over Rollback Of Obama-Era Climate Rule

WASHINGTON - A coalition of 29 states and cities on Tuesday sued to block the Trump administratio...

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Trump Administration Makes Major Changes To Protections For Endangered Species

In a move that critics say will hurt plants, animals and other species as they face mounting thre...

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Reality Bites: Fossil Fuel Companies Face Climate Liability Claims After Decades of Denial

Fossil fuel companies knew they were damaging the planet-and spent millions to mislead the public...

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Investors and companies push clean energy to the tipping point

As an ongoing onslaught of federal clean energy and climate policy rollbacks persists inside the ...

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Investors Have More Power Than Governments To Shape Climate Future

Institutional investors have been using their financial heft to urge corporations to go green. Bu...

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Renewable energy is good money, not just good for the earth

Climate change has been framed as an ethical issue for years now, with mixed success. But now the...

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To Slow Global Warming, U.N. Warns Agriculture Must Change

Humans must drastically alter food production to prevent the most catastrophic effects of global ...

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Automakers, Rejecting Trump Pollution Rule, Strike a Deal With California

WASHINGTON - Four of the world's largest automakers have struck a deal with California to reduce ...

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Climate Risk Disclosure Act Is Good for Your Investments

This legislation is desperately needed - our economy is so interconnected, and the effects of cli...

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Petitions


BlackRock Dimensional Fund ... 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

$76.0 million supporting

BlackRock Eaton Vance Fidelity
Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act

We ask companies and fund managers to endorse the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act

$90.4 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

$74.4 million supporting

Amazon.com, Inc.
McWholeFoods Polluting Meat

Whole Foods has no environmental standards for their meat, and in fact buys from some of the most polluting and environmental destructive companies on

$14.8 million supporting

Chevron Corporation
Climate Deception and Accountability

Major fossil fuel companies have known for decades that their products—oil, natural gas, and coal—cause global warming. Their own scientists told them

$2.6 million supporting

Home Depot, Inc.
Adopt GHG Reduction Targets

Home Depot should adopt company- wide goals for managing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, consistent with the Paris Climate Agreement

$25,609 supporting

HSBC Holdings plc JPMorgan
Banking on Climate Change

A handful of banks have published policies restricting their financing to some of the most carbon intensive, financially risky, and environmentally de

$51.9 million supporting

Vanguard
Vanguard: Tell Companies to have climate plan

Ask companies to disclose their plans to operate under the 2 degree climate change scenario, and support resolutions asking as much

$19.7 million supporting

Vanguard
Support the Kigali Amendment

The Kigali Amendment would ensure the phaseout of hydrofluorocarbons, one of the most damaging greenhouse pollutants, and must be ratified.

$17.6 million supporting

Vanguard
Create Fossil Free Versions of Your Index Funds

The fossil fuel industry is destroying our planet. Help investors green their accounts by offering fossil fuel free versions of your index funds.

$20.4 million supporting