People vs. Fossil Fuels Coalition Responds to Inflation Reduction Act; Demands Congress Strike Down Manchin’s Permitting Deal

August 12, 2022By Collin ReesBlog Post, News, Press Releases

“The Inflation Reduction Act has come at a tremendously high price that will be disproportionately paid by Black, Indigenous, family farming, people of the global majority, and working-class communities. We cannot afford additional giveaways to the fossil fuel industry in a deal that Democratic Leaders negotiated with Senator Manchin.”

Response: Biden’s announcements fall short of what’s needed — a declaration of climate emergency

July 20, 2022By Collin ReesBlog Post, News, Press Releases

“Biden’s climate legacy hangs in the balance — we need bold leadership, not tinkering around the edges. Declaring a climate emergency would make it clear that Biden views the climate crisis as an existential threat and unlock key powers to tackle climate change head-on and hasten a just transition to clean, renewable energy,” said Rees.

Report: Countries could shift almost USD 28 billion/year from fossil fuels to jump-start the energy transition—if they follow through on their pledges

June 30, 2022By nicolePress Releases, Reports, Stop Funding Fossils

The Glasgow Statement on public finance requires signatories to end new direct overseas support for fossil fuels by the end of 2022 and fully prioritize finance for a clean and just energy transition. But only a handful of signatories have begun to turn these pledges into action.