“Big Oil’s continued existence is the single biggest threat to our climate, and it’s long past time to end giveaways of public money to fossil fuel companies once and for all,” said Rees.
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.
Hundreds of Groups Support Halting Fossil Fuel Leasing, Permitting on U.S. Public Lands, Oceans
Environmental justice, Indigenous, and climate groups from announced today that they have delivered millions of petitions and letters from hundreds of organizations supporting a halt on new fossil fuel leasing and permitting on public lands and oceans.
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.
Biden Urged By Hundreds of Groups to Sign Climate Emergency Executive Order
Nearly 400 groups called on President-elect Joe Biden to sign an executive order to confront the climate emergency with the full power of the executive branch as soon as he takes office.
Over 500 Groups Urge Biden to Order Fossil Fuel Leasing Ban
Over 500 climate, conservation, Indigenous, religious and business groups sent President-elect Joe Biden text for a proposed executive order to ban new fossil fuel leasing and permitting on federal public lands and waters.
Stop the Money Pipeline Issues Set of Criteria for Financial Appointees to the Biden Administration
Stop the Money Pipeline, a coalition pushing financial institutions to end support for the fossil fuel industry, sent a letter to the Biden/Harris transition team urging strong climate action criteria regarding appointments to financial regulators and the Treasury Department.
Obama’s twitter response on arctic drilling = #FAIL
Today, President Obama took to his new twitter account to answer some questions on his administration’s response to climate change. A noble effort to engage the public on an issue of paramount importance, to be sure. Unfortunately, though, in an exchange regarding Arctic drilling, the President showed he simply doesn’t get it yet. Here’s the question … Read More
OCI Response to Presidential Veto of Keystone XL Bill
Fossil fuel funded politicians in Congress should take note – when the President of the United States says he is going to do something, he follows through.