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


VW Lays Off Engineer who Identified Emissions Scandal

Hemanth Kappanna's research helped plunge Volkswagen into a scandal that continues to plague it. ...

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PGE Says S.E.C. Is Investigating Its Wildfire Disclosures

LOS ANGELES - The Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an investigation into Pacific Gas...

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24 Governors Call on Trump to Halt Rollback on Rules for Clean Cars

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd: , our email newsletter. The opposi...

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Bitcoin uses more energy than Sweden

The Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI) provides a real-time estimate of the ...

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US insurer Chubb pulls back from coal

Chubb is set to become the first of the big US insurers to announce a ban on coverage for coal co...

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As Coal Fades in the US, Natural Gas Becomes a Battleground

America's coal-burning power plants are shutting down at a rapid pace, forcing electric utilities...

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New Illegal Software found on Daimler (Mercedes) Diesel Engines

Shares of Daimler fell almost 5% after the maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars issued a profit war...

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A majority of Americans think fossil fuel companies are responsible for the damages caused by global warming

Climate science has found that the burning of fossil fuels (coal, oil, and natural gas) produced ...

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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

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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

$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

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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

$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

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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.

$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