Looking Ahead

We’ve just started the new year, but already the clock is ticking… LOUDLY. That’s because according to the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), we only have until 2030 to…

protest with banner chase defund climate change

We Gave Liberty Mutual’s Ads a Makeover

Did you know that Liberty Mutual spends $435 million on advertisements each year in order to sell more insurance policies? But what their silly ads don’t make clear is that…

“We are the stewards of our land.”

Rajes Sitanggang walks quietly and confidently through the dense shrubs and trees — just like a New Yorker would walk down their street in their neighborhood without even thinking. Then,…

Community Action Grants to Fight Line 3

The landmark release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s Sixth Assessment Report in August sounded the alarm for the global community, confirming ‘unequivocally’ that human influence has warmed…

P&G: Touching lives – destroying life?

The rainforests of Indonesia are some of the last remaining in the world — but they’re being intentionally burned and bulldozed to clear forest for Conflict Palm Oil and pulp…

person harvests sap from tree

Hurricane Ida: Relief & Recovery

At noon on August 29th, the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana. The organizations listed below are taking donations to help the on-the-ground efforts in Louisiana. Many of these funds are specifically for BIPOC communities who are disproportionately impacted by climate disasters such as this one.

storm clouds outside New Orleans shoreline

Haiti Earthquake and Health Crisis

In the early morning on August 14, 2021, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit Haiti. The most important thing we can do to support Haitians is to ensure that those who are conducting search and rescue efforts in these storm conditions, and those organizing food, water, and medical supplies have everything they need.

Palm trees in wind and rain

Silent Stadium, Silent Forest

The Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony is set for July 23 and the games have already begun in Japan, as Tokyo remains under a declared state of emergency because of the…

The Meaning of Juneteenth

There’s a lot of history in the U.S. that has gone untaught in schools. This country’s land was stolen from Indigenous communities and its wealth was built by enslaved Black…

Forest Defenders vs. Forest Offenders

The Keep Forests Standing campaign calls on the most influential corporations fueling the destruction of rainforests and the violation of human rights to take real action. A recent evaluation found…

Financed Emissions and the Road to Glasgow

This blog was originally published as an essay in Banking on Climate Chaos: Fossil Fuel Finance Report 2021, published in March 2021 by Rainforest Action Network, BankTrack, Indigenous Environmental Network,…