“The Inflation Reduction Act has come at a tremendously high price that will be disproportionately paid by Black, Indigenous, family farming, people of the global majority, and working-class communities. We cannot afford additional giveaways to the fossil fuel industry in a deal that Democratic Leaders negotiated with Senator Manchin.”
Today I’m risking arrest as a part of the People vs Fossil Fuels week of action in Washington, D.C. The climate emergency is here and we know fossil fuels are the cause.
At precisely the time in which the world must begin rapidly decarbonizing to avoid runaway climate disaster, the United States is moving further and faster than any other country to expand oil and gas extraction.
This week, the leaders of Mexico, Canada, and the United States met in Ottawa for the North American Leaders’ Summit. In their outcome statement on climate and energy, they committed to “phase out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies by 2025 and call on the other members of the G-20 to do the same.” Along with their … Read More
We must assume success in achieving our climate safety objectives, and work from that assumption when assessing proposed fossil fuel projects. We must apply the climate test.