More and more businesses call for a post-COVID-19 just recovery plan

June 2, 2020By Andy RowellBlog Post

More and more companies do not want to go back. They want a just transition moving forward. We have to make sure now that politicians meet rising corporate and political pressure. There can be no Big polluter bailout. Any post-COVID-19 economic recovery plan has to make central a managed transition away from fossil fuels to a cleaner, more sustainable, more just, future.

Minnesota Teenagers Table Green New Deal Bill to Transform the State’s Economy and Stop Fossil Fuel Build-Out

April 12, 2019By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured 1 Comment

Minnesota’s new bill, which would stop the buildout of fossil fuel infrastructure, is a critical piece of the overall Green New Deal puzzle – in order to address climate climate crisis, we must be actively winding down the fossil fuel industry by stopping its expansion and phasing out existing infrastructure with an equitable transition.

G20 a “Wasted Opportunity”

April 3, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post

World leaders were quick to call the G20 Summit a success yesterday. Barack Obama hailed the summit “a historic turning point” in the pursuit of world economic recovery. Gordon Brown celebrated the “success”, saying it had announced the creation of a “new world order”. But do you ever get a sense of dreadful déjà vu?