U.S. environmental and climate justice groups launched a new print ad in The Herald, Scotland’s largest daily newspaper, calling on President Biden and U.S. delegates to reject 23 liquefied natural gas terminals and pipelines sitting on their desks for approval.
U.S. Grassroots Leaders Greet Biden at COP26 with Push to End Fossil Fuels
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.
New Report: Indigenous Resistance Disrupts Billions of Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Annually
The new report shows that Indigenous communities resisting the more than 20 fossil fuel projects analyzed have stopped or delayed greenhouse gas pollution equivalent to at least 25 percent of annual U.S. and Canadian emissions.
Response to Minnesota Court of Appeals Ruling on Line 3
“Every day President Biden refuses to stop the Line 3 pipeline is a slap in the face to Indigenous and environmental justice communities. Climate leadership means ending the fossil fuel era and stopping Line 3.”
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.
Over 350 Groups Urge President Biden to Stop the Line 3 Pipeline and Protect Indigenous Rights, Climate
“We urge you and all federal leadership to stand firm against the Line 3 pipeline and act now to halt its construction. The pipeline’s construction is an urgent threat to the waters of Minnesota and Lake Superior, as well as to our global climate,” said the groups to Biden.
Response to Biden climate announcements on oil and gas leases, fossil fuel subsidies
“Today’s move by President Biden to freeze leasing for oil and gas production on federal lands and waters is a critical first step to ending this program once and for all.”