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


Climate risk and response: Physical hazards and socioeconomic impacts

After more than 10,000 years of relative stability-the full span of human civilization-the Earth's …

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BlackRock Will Put Climate Change at Center of Investment Strategy

In his influential annual letter to chief executives, Mr. Fink said his firm would avoid investment…

4 months, 2 weeks

Panera plans to slash meat from half of its menu as customers seek vegetarian options and fear of climate change heats up

Panera plans to have at least half of its menu be made up of plant-based offerings, CEO Niren Chaud…

4 months, 3 weeks

BlackRock Joins World's Largest Investor Group on Climate

BlackRock Inc. said Thursday that it has joined Climate Action 100+, the world's largest group of i…

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JetBlue announces plans to become carbon neutral on domestic flights in a first for the US airline industry

JetBlue is tackling the high environmental impact of flying by aiming to become carbon neutral on a…

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Amazon workers clash with company over climate change

Amazon employees say that the company has threatened to fire some workers for publicly pushing the …

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New York Loses Climate Change Fraud Case Against Exxon Mobil

A New York state judge on Tuesday handed Exxon Mobil a victory in the civil case brought by the sta…

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U.N. Climate Talks End With Few Commitments and a ‘Lost’ Opportunity

United Nations climate talks ended early Sunday in Madrid with big polluting countries blocking an …

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European Green Deal will change economy to solve climate crisis, says EU

Nearly every major aspect of the European economy is to be re-evaluated in light of the imperatives…

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Petitions


Ford Motor Company
Ford: Stop Offering Leather Interiors

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

$9.3 million supporting

Bank of America Cor…
Stop Financing Natural Gas Production

To address the climate crisis and protect against financial losses, we urge Bank of America to stop financing natural gas extraction.

$18.8 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.

$456,215 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.

$8.8 million 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.

$8.8 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.

$8.8 million supporting

Fidelity
Fidelity: support SASB disclosure on agriculture

Sustainable accounting standards for agriculture will go live later in 2018. Fidelity should ensure adherence to these standards.

$10.1 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%

$10.9 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.

$8.8 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

$375.6 million supporting