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


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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McDonald's to roll out EV chargers at UK drive-thru restaurants

McDonald's customers soon will be able to power up their electric cars while waiting for their Big …

2 days, 12 hours

D.C. Attorney General Is Suing Oil & Gas Companies For Their Misinformation Campaigns

Attorney General Karl A. Racine of D.C is suing four of the largest oil and gas companies in the wo…

2 days, 12 hours

How CO2 boosters' op-ed slipped by Facebook fact-checkers

A team of climate scientists working as approved fact checkers for Facebook evaluated a post last y…

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Amazon Announces 2 Billion Climate Pledge Fund

Update: This post has been updated to indicate that although Rodrigo Prudencio's profile on LinkedI…

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JPMorgan announces big moves to support environment, including ending loans to coal industry

JPMorgan Chase pledged on Tuesday to facilitate $200 billion in environmental and economic developm…

4 months, 1 week

Delta Air Lines CEO announces the carrier will go ‘fully carbon neutral’ next month

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian told CNBC on Friday that the company is going "fully carbon neutral"…

5 months

BP boss plans to 'reinvent' oil giant for green era

New BP boss Bernard Looney has said he wants the company to sharply cut net carbon emissions by 205…

5 months

Petitions


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

$23.0 million supporting

BlackRock
BlackRock: Support More Climate Change Proposals

BlackRock only supported 12.5% of climate-relate shareholder proposals in 2017, while others like Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs supported >80%

$13.7 million supporting

Costco Wholesale Co…
Costco: Stop Funding Environmental Destruction

Our planet can’t wait any longer. Tell Costco to drop contracts with meat suppliers that are destroying rainforests and polluting our waters.

$3.2 million supporting

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.

$13.4 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.

$13.4 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.

$75.5 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

$10.5 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

$592.8 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

$99.4 million supporting

Ford Motor Company
Ford: Stop Offering Leather Interiors

Ford sells vehicles with interiors containing leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$11.1 million supporting