Unless we kick dirty money out of politics and put communities and safety first, there will be more railroad disasters. Until then, the people of East Palestine deserve the dignity of the truth and whether their air is safe to breathe and water safe to drink.
“Despite Malpass’s departure, the World Bank Group still funds more fossil fuels than any other multilateral development bank. Ending this support must be top priority ahead of the Bank’s Spring Meetings,” said Tucker.
Earlier today, John Kerry, who is Joe Biden’s special envoy on climate change, warned the industry that they “don’t want to be sitting there with stranded assets. That fight is useless. You’re going to end up on the wrong side of this battle.”
And so as President Biden sets to work on his programme for his first 100 days, there is increasing hope for significant on climate change rising from the toxic legacy of the Trump Administration.
From a climate perspective, Trump’s presidency was a disaster. The world burned on Trump’s watch
Pressure is growing on prominent oil companies, such as Exxon and Chevron, to cut financial ties with key Republican members of Congress who have adopted Trump’s false narrative that the election was somehow stolen.
Yesterday’s violent insurgency at the U.S. Capitol and a number of state capitals, provoked and supported by Donald Trump and his enablers in Congress and the Executive Branch, was reprehensible.
Welcome to 2021, which we hope will be a year of transformative change and unstoppable momentum on climate change, culminating in COP26, the crucial climate conference in Scotland at the end of the year.
“Of course, when the clock strikes midnight to turn to January 1, 2021, the world won’t instantly be cured of either COVID or our fossil fuel addiction. But, nevertheless, as we look towards 2021, there is hope on the horizon.”
In the coming days, weeks, and months Oil Change will work to build on our wins and hold the Biden Administration to account, just like we did with Trump and Obama before. We will be pushing for a radical just transition away from fossil fuels.