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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 Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Wall Street's Climate Promises

Within three months of the IEA's announcement, Citi, Chase, Bank of America, and Morgan Stanley helped facilitate $36 billion in financing to the corporations most rapidly opening new oil and gas fields, including Exxon-Mobil, Aramco, and BP.

Alec Connon ·


Here's How to Spot Wall Street's Increasingly Infuriating Greenwashing

How do you know it's greenwashing? Easy. They are not talking about ending their support for the fossil fuel companies and other polluting industries.

Alec Connon ·


Climate Art vs. Wall Street

Dozens of climate movement groups are coming together in April to organize the #DefundClimateChaos Week of Arts Action. Join us.

David Solnit ·


Fossil Fuels Are Not the Answer to War. They Are Its Cause

Climate change―caused by the burning of fossil fuels―makes future wars more likely.

Alec Connon ·


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.

Alec Connon ·


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.

Alec Connon ·


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. 

Alec Connon ·


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.

Alec Connon ·

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