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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FACEBOOK MUST STOP THE SPREAD OF CLIMATE MISINFORMATION

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

4 months, 2 weeks

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 …

4 months, 2 weeks

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…

4 months, 2 weeks

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…

5 months

Amazon Announces 2 Billion Climate Pledge Fund

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

5 months

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…

8 months, 3 weeks

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"…

9 months, 2 weeks

Petitions


Banco Santander, S.… Bank of America Cor… Barclays PLC
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.

$91.9 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

$621.3 million supporting

International Busin…
IBM: Disclose Your Lobbying

IBM should be more transparent about its lobbying expenditures

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

AT&T should be more transparent about its lobbying expenditures

$10.2 million supporting

Tesla, Inc.
Continue the Transition

Tesla continues to advance the world’s transition into utilizing electric vehicles.

$10.0 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

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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

BlackRock
BlackRock: Support Climate-Critical Resolutions

BlackRock must change is proxy voting policies to support CEO Larry Fink's public comments on climate change.

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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

$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