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


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

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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.

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Kinder Morgan, Inc.
Kinder Morgan Needs a Strong Climate Change Plan

KMI should assess the long-term portfolio impacts of the international goal of limiting global temperature increase to 2ºC.

$1.3 million supporting

Amazon.com, Inc.
Amazon: Reduce Fossil Fuel Dependence

Join Amazon employees in asking Amazon to develop a plan to prepare for climate change and reduce dependence on fossil fuels

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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

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BP p.l.c. Royal Dutch Shell P…
Fossil Fuels

The planet is warming at a dangerous speed. Without taking decisive action, we will be locked into a future of widespread famine and drought, destruct

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Exxon Mobil Corpora…
Vote Against Board for Failing to Act on Climate

Vote AGAINST board in favor of proposals for an independent chairman, the establishment of a climate change board committee and a report on lobbying.

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Liberty Media Corpo…
Liberty Media Corporation: 100% renewable energy

Use 100% renewable energy by 2050

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Emerson Electric Co…
Emerson Electric: Set GHG Reduction Targets

Emerson Electric should set GHG reduction targets in line with the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement

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McDonald's Corporat…
Set GHG Reduction Goals

McDonalds should set concrete goals for how it plans to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, which cause climate change.

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