Rainforest Action Network (RAN)

Rainforest Action Network (RAN) is headquarted in San Francisco, California with offices staff in Tokyo, Japan, and Edmonton, Canada, plus thousands of volunteer scientists, teachers, parents, students and other concerned citizens around the world. We believe that a sustainable world can be created in our lifetime, and that aggressive action must be taken immediately to leave a safe and secure world for our children.  

Releases by this organization

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Friday, November 06, 2015
President Obama rejects Keystone XL
President Obama today announced his long-awaited decision on Keystone XL, rejecting TransCanada’s application for a permit to build the controversial pipeline. In response to President Obama’s decision, Rainforest Action Network Executive Director Lindsey Allen issued the following statement: "The...
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Thursday, November 05, 2015
Statement from Rainforest Action Network Executive Director Lindsey Allen
“It is a hopeful sign that Obama has rejected Transcanada’s desperate request to buy more time, but after seven years of drama, enough is enough. The evidence has long been in that this misguided project would be a disaster for the climate and with the eyes of the world turning towards the upcoming...
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Friday, October 09, 2015
Climate Activists Protest Morgan Stanley in 9 Major US Cities & Turkey
Today, Rainforest Action Network led rallies outside of Morgan Stanley bank branches in 9 US cities and Istanbul as the next major step for their global campaign to pressure Morgan Stanley to stop coal financing. Hundreds gathered outside of the New York City headquarters, as well as Houston,...
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Thursday, October 08, 2015
National Day of Action Demanding Morgan Stanley Drop Coal Financing
Last week, Rainforest Action Network launched a global campaign to pressure Morgan Stanley to stop cashing in on coal. This Friday, activists will rally outside of Morgan Stanley branches in 9 major cities asking the bank to stop investing in the coal industry. Earlier this week Citigroup announced...
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Monday, September 28, 2015
New Report Exposes the Top Energy Companies Involved in the Federal Public Lands Giveaway
A week after a broad coalition of environmental, labor and human rights organizations met with White House advisors to call on President Obama to end the federal leasing of publicly owned carbon reserves to corporations, a new report issued today by Rainforest Action Network (RAN) calls out the top...
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Monday, September 28, 2015
Rainforest Action Network Responds to Statement by U.S. Banks on Climate Change
Ben Collins, Senior Campaigner with Rainforest Action Network’s Climate and Energy Program issued the following statement in response to the joint statement on climate change issued by Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, and Wells Fargo today: “Rainforest...
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Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Morgan Stanley Pressured to Drop Coal Financing
San Francisco – Today, Rainforest Action Network (RAN)announced that Morgan Stanley is the next major investment bank being targeted with a public campaign to demand that the bank commit to stop financing coal mining and coal-fired power. “Morgan Stanley has longstanding financing relationships...
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Monday, June 22, 2015
Conflict Palm Oil In An Instant: Activists Call On Instant Noodle Giant to Clean Up Its Supply Chain
Today, activists took action outside of Nissin Foods Holdings’ corporate office in Los Angeles, California, sending a direct communication to the instant noodle giant that it must do more to cut Conflict Palm Oil from its supply chain. Today’s event at Nissin Foods is one more action in a growing...
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Monday, May 04, 2015
Bankrolling Climate Chaos: Banks Kept Coal on Life Support in 2014
To download the full report, with 2014 bank grades: http://bit.ly/1IGbSOJ At a time when declarations about “the end of coal” abound, leading financial institutions have continued to put billions of dollars into coal mining and coal-fired power, despite dire warnings from climate scientists that we...
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
BREAKING: Six Arrested at BP Headquarters 5 Years After Gulf Oil Disaster
Six Gulf coast residents were arrested this morning inside the main entrance to BP’s Houston headquarters ahead of the upcoming five-year anniversary of the biggest marine oil disaster in history. On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon disaster killed eleven workers and began spewing 4.9 million...
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