The Build Back Fossil Free campaign rallied ahead of U.S. President Joe Biden’s remarks at the United Nations climate summit today in Glasgow, urging Biden to take executive action to stop fossil fuel projects.
Response to U.S. President Joe Biden’s Speech at COP26 Climate Talks
“President Biden’s claim that the U.S. is ‘leading by example’ is a slap in the face to communities suffering daily from the impacts of the climate crisis and fossil fuel extraction,” said Rees.
Briefing: Greenhouse Gas Pollution Estimates of Proposed U.S. Fossil Fuel Infrastructure
Stopping these fossil fuel projects would prevent a drastic increase in GHG pollution at a time when it is imperative to decrease emissions to meet domestic and international climate goals, including the Paris Agreement that President Biden rejoined.
New Report: Emissions from Proposed U.S. Fossil Fuel Projects Equivalent to Doubling U.S. Coal Plants if Biden Approves Construction
Increased emissions under President Joe Biden would be equivalent to more than doubling existing emissions from U.S. coal plants if the U.S. moves ahead with 21 major fossil fuel infrastructure projects pending review by the Biden Administration.
Thousands take action to keep fossil fuels in the ground, demand Biden Build Back Fossil Free
Last week, the #BuildBackFossilFree coalition held a week of action across the country escalating the demand for President Joe Biden to be a real Climate President and directly confront environmental racism and fossil fuel companies fueling the climate crisis.
Leading Progressive Groups Launch Pressure Campaign for Biden to Address Fossil Fuels and Climate Crisis
Today, organizations representing millions of environmental, racial, and economic justice advocates across the country are launching a new Build Back Fossil Free campaign to hold President-elect Joe Biden accountable to his promises for bold climate action.