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Tuesday, Sep 27 2016
Truth Out: As Nations Embrace Paris Agreement, World's Existing Fossil Fuels Set to Exceed Its Goals
"The evidence is clear: to avoid catastrophic climate change, we need our political and financial leaders to stop any further fossil fuel development and start...
Tuesday, Sep 27 2016
Triple Pundit: Climate Week NYC Sponsored by Banks Financing Fossil Fuel Projects
But Rainforest Action Network (RAN) insists the large multinational banks that sponsored Climate Week are not exactly putting their money where their mouthes are. Instead,...
Thursday, Sep 22 2016
Yes Magazine: A Strategy to Stop the Funding Behind the Dakota Access Pipeline
A key pipeline loan is still pending, and banks can be vulnerable to public pressure. We can fight alongside the Standing Rock Sioux at any...
Wednesday, Sep 21 2016
Bismarck Tribune: Multiple groups join pipeline opposition
A broad, multistate coalition of tribes, landowners and environmental groups has joined in support of a legal challenge to the Dakota Access Pipeline’s easements to...
Tuesday, Sep 20 2016
Huffington Post: Bank Of America Touts Going Green But Funnels Billions Into Fossil Fuels
"If these banks aspire to be climate leaders, they must accelerate their exit from coal, and commit to getting out of extreme oil and fracked-gas...
Tuesday, Sep 20 2016
Scientific American: Major Banks Pledge to Go Carbon Neutral
To meet the objectives of the Paris climate accord, the three banks must no longer finance “extreme fossil fuels, which are simply incompatible with a...
Monday, Sep 19 2016
Reuters: Police arrest 13 at U.S. Interior Dept. oil, gas lease protest
Police arrested 13 activists on Thursday who were protesting oil and natural gas leasing on federal lands at the U.S. Department of the Interior, the...
Monday, Sep 19 2016
DailyKos: Open thread for night owls: Big banks give pennies to Climate Week and invest Benjamins in coal
Indeed, Rainforest Action Network (RAN) charges three major sponsors—Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, and Bank of the West (BNP Paribas)—with "helping [to] drive the...
Thursday, Sep 15 2016
EU Hopes Licensing System Will Help Save Indonesian Forests
The EU has been trying to implement its timber system internationally for over a decade and over the same time Indonesia has developed its own...
Thursday, Sep 15 2016
A major concern: plantation-driven deforestation ramps up in Borneo
Borneo, home to animals like orangutans, rhinos, elephants, and proboscis monkeys is also host to some of the fastest plantation expansion in the world. (read...