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Alec Connon

Alec Connon

Alec Connon is the coordinator of the Stop the Money Pipeline coalition, a coalition of over 160 organizations working to stop the flow of money from Wall Street to the fossil fuel industry. He is also a writer. His first novel, The Activist, was published in 2016.


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The Glasgow Climate Talks Are a Vital Deadline for Action

It is vital that the world’s nations use Glasgow to commit to immediately and rapidly reducing their dependency on fossil fuels, not merely set climate goals that are decades into the future.

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JPMorgan Chase Just Became the World's Most Dangerous Bank

While the IEA states that there can be no new investment in the expansion of fossil fuels, Chase doesn't plan to reduce its investments in new fossil fuel supply at all within the next decade.

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When It Comes to the Climate Crisis, Those Responsible Should Be Held Accountable

Majority Action, has released a list of 30 corporate directors who are obstacles to climate progress—directors who should be voted out of positions of power to make way for people who are more climate literate. 

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From the Jailhouse to Wall Street: How Change Happens

Let us be very clear: the only reason that the fossil fuel industry's largest financial backer is committing to align its business model with the Paris Agreement is activist pressure.

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Whatever Happens in November, Wall Street Must Act on the Climate Crisis

Later this week, thousands of people will join Indigenous frontline leaders for an online rally calling on banks, insurance companies, and asset managers to stop doing business with tar sands companies.

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What Do the Racial Wealth Gap, Police Brutality, and the Climate Crisis Have in Common? Wall Street

The biggest banks, it turns out, are every bit as complicit in the climate crisis as they were in the slave trade.

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Caring About the Climate Crisis Means Supporting the Demand to Defund the Police

As anger rages across the country at the brutal killings of black and brown people, the climate movement must join the call to divest from the police and invest in communities.

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In the Fight to Curtail the Climate Crisis, the Earth Just Moved a Little

Nearly half of Chase’s owners have demanded to know how the bank plans to align its business model with the Paris Agreement. On the surface, that probably doesn’t sound like an earthquake. But it’s quietly seismic.

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