Insurers must end all support for new oil and gas projects in order to meet international climate targets, NGOs supporting the Unfriend Coal / Insure Our Future campaign say in a letter to CEOs released today.
Local residents and concerned advocates submitted over 38,000 comments in opposition to the project, highlighting the risk that SPOT project poses to waterways, endangered species, public health, local economies, and the global climate
“Equating a bailout for Big Oil with basic protections for nurses and healthcare workers in a pandemic is completely egregious,” said Rees of Hoyer’s comments.
Indigenous, community, and conservation groups today called on New Mexico’s congressional delegation to oppose bailing out fossil fuel companies with emergency aid during the coronavirus pandemic, and to focus all support on vulnerable communities.
The U.S. government should acquire ownership and control over fossil fuel companies to safeguard workers, avoid taxpayer-funded bailouts, restore communities, save taxpayer dollars, and ensure an eventual managed phase-out of coal, oil, and gas production.
In a letter sent today to the U.S. House of Representatives, more than 60 environmental groups called on the chamber to pass the Protect the Right to Organize Act to strengthen labor protections.
13 state and national environmental groups released a new report finding that greenhouse gas emissions from Canadian oil company Enbridge’s proposed Line 3 expansion would vastly outweigh Minnesota’s planned reductions in the state’s emissions.
“We are living a climate emergency, and anything short of phasing out fossil fuel production with a just and equitable transition is scandalous,” said Collin Rees regarding the COP 25 outcome.
17 nonprofit organizations launch a new report — Oil, Gas and The Climate: An Analysis of Oil and Gas Industry Plans for Expansion and Compatibility with Global Emission Limits — and call for a phase out of production.
A coalition of environmental organizations today sent a letter to Mary Barra, Chief Executive Officer of General Motors, expressing solidarity with the nearly 50,000 autoworkers striking against the corporation and urging a fair contract for the workers.