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Global Groups Challenge Financial Sector to 'End Its Support for Fossil Fuels and Climate Chaos' Ahead of ExxonMobil Shareholders Meeting
"Fossil fuels are a bad investment, not only from an environmental and human rights perspective, but also from a financial one."
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A photo from a "keep it in the ground" action at Vattenfall coalmine in Lusatia, Germany appears on the cover a new report on G20 governments financing fossil fuel projects. News
New Report Details How G20 Nations Spend $77 Billion a Year to Destroy Climate
"Government money must instead support a just transition from fossil fuels that protects workers, communities, and the climate."
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'Accountability Is Coming': Federal Judges Rule California Climate Suits Against Big Oil Must Go Forward in State Court
"A tremendous victory in the fight to hold Big Oil accountable for lying about climate change and leaving communities to pay for the damage."
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2019 Climate strike in Jakarta, Indonesia ©Gilang Kharisma (Photo: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) Views
Why $77 Billion a Year in Public Finance for Oil, Gas, and Coal Is Even Worse Than It Sounds
Right after the mostly-rich and powerful G2O countries signed the Paris Agreement with the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5ºC, they went home and continued with the business-as-usual public finance policies that directly undermined this goal.
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COVID-19 demonstrates that there is a direct connection between the environment and our health. (Photo: World Learning/flickr/cc) Views
Let’s Pay Attention to What COVID-19 Is Trying to Tell Us About Climate Change
It’s pointing us to a healthier and more resilient world if we chose to listen. We have no time to lose.
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Protesters at a rally in Vancouver to show opposition to the Trans Mountain pipeline on September 9th, 2017. News
'Some Honesty for Once': Alberta Energy Minister Celebrates Covid-19 for Making In-Person Pipeline Protests More Difficult
"They're literally using Covid as a cover to build pipelines because they know protest is impossible."
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A health worker takes samples from a man to test him for Covid-19 at the Biological Sciences unit of the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) in Mexico City on May 25, 2020. News
Hundreds of Medical Professionals and Groups Say Covid-19 Stimulus Plans Must Be Prescriptions for #HealthyRecovery
"A truly healthy recovery... will not permit unabated climate change and deforestation, potentially unleashing new health threats upon vulnerable populations."
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A new alliance of Canadian groups is calling for a just recovery. News
Nearly 200 Groups in Canada Vow to Fight for Covid-19 Recovery That Puts Human and Ecological Health First
"The choices we make now about how to recover from this pandemic will shape not only our health and economic future, but also the future of human life on this planet."
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Waves pound against the shore of Plum Island in Massachusetts, the day after a winter storm. Views
Sea-Level Rise Could Sink the US Southeast: How to Fight It as Individuals
The latest news on rising sea levels can be described as another example of human folly. The Anthropocene has seen plant extinctions, animal extinctions, both at an unforeseen pace, and now there is not only worsened coastal flooding but a vast area of low-lying south-eastern United States...
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Aerial view of the dam that the Tittabawassee River breached on May 20, 2020 in Sanford, Michigan. News
Michigan Flood, Says Group, Shows US Unprepared for 'Nightmarish' Threat of Nuclear Disaster Combined With Pandemic
"The prospect of a nuclear disaster prompting a mass evacuation during a viral pandemic reinforces the need for an energy policy focused on safe, clean and affordable renewable energy."
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