Sylvia Chi

Sylvia Chi is an attorney and member of Defenders of Mother Earth-Huichin, an indigenous-led, Oakland-based grassroots coalition following the call from Standing Rock to divest from banks that fund the extractive fossil fuel industry.

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Demonstrators walk across the Brooklyn Bridge on October 28, 2017 to mark the five-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. (Photo: Working Families Party/flickr/cc) Views
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Why Are More Cities Divesting From Big Oil? It’s Moral—and Practical
In January, New York City announced that it would both divest its $189 billion pension fund from fossil fuel companies and sue the world’s five biggest oil companies for their contributions to catastrophic climate change. The city plans to move the $5 billion it now invests in fossil fuel companies...
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