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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State Street tells companies ESG moves no longer optional

State Street Corp. said three out of four companies haven't made meaningful progress on environment…

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Microsoft pledges to be 'carbon negative' by 2030

Microsoft has announced it aims to remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits by 2030 and…

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YouTube ads of 100 top brands fund climate misinformation – study

Some of the biggest companies in the world are funding climate misinformation by advertising on You…

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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…

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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…

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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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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.

$11.1 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.

$10.7 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.

$19.2 million supporting

International Busin…
IBM: Disclose Your Lobbying

IBM should be more transparent about its lobbying expenditures

$13.8 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

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

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.

$24.7 million supporting

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

$24.1 million supporting

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.

$22.9 million supporting

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

$81.6 million supporting