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


Exxon Considers Pledging ‘Net Zero’ Carbon by 2050

Exxon Mobil Corp. is considering a pledge to reduce its net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, accor…

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SEC Weighs Making Companies Liable for Climate Disclosures

WASHINGTON-Public companies could be required to disclose climate-change related risks to investors…

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Carbon Dioxide Levels Reach Dangerous Milestone

The annual peak of global heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air has reached another dangerous mil…

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Musk's bitcoin turnaround pleases some Tesla investors

Elon Musk's decision to stop accepting bitcoin as payment over environmental concerns has been well…

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Biden administration to propose first rule requiring cut in climate pollutants

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed on Monday a rule that would sharply cut the use and pr…

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Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat Climate Change

More than 300 corporate leaders will ask the Biden administration to nearly double the emission red…

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BlackRock Must Hit ESG Targets or Pay More to Borrow Money

Investment giant BlackRock Inc. will need to hit its staff-diversity targets and other sustainable-…

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Sweden plans climate-adjusted airline take-off and landing fees

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden plans to rejig take-off and landing fees for aircraft so that they cor…

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U.S. markets regulator deploys team to target climate, ESG misconduct

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has formed an enforcement task f…

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Petitions


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

$108.9 million supporting

Verizon Communicati…
Stop Throttling the California Firefighters

Amidst the worst fire in CA history, apparently Verizon throttled the wireless broadband communications of firefighters, trying to upsell the State.

$9.6 million supporting

JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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

$98.5 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

$18.0 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.

$13.6 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

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

General Motors Comp…
General Motors: Stop Offering Leather Interiors

GM produces vehicles with interiors containing leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$10.7 million supporting