Make Polar Bears Happy for Polar Bear Day

It’s Polar Bear Day! But the planet is warming, their habitat is disappearing, and their way of life is becoming impossible. We won’t stand by and lose Polar Bears to the greed and destruction caused by Big Banks driving climate change; but we need your help!

We must keep forests standing, uphold rights and protect the climate

Here we are in a new year and 2020 requires bold action from all of us. We must keep forests intact and standing. We must uphold the rights of frontline and Indigenous communities as they face the most immediate harm. We must draw a line in the sand: not another forest cleared.

Racism, The Royals, and “The RAN”

It’s not often that Rainforest Action Network gets swept up in a royal scandal. In fact, let’s say never — until now, that is. Spurred by an article in a…

How do the Snack Food Giants compare on Cutting Conflict Palm Oil?

How do the Snack Food Giants compare on Cutting Conflict Palm Oil? Our assessment has found that their paper promises have not stopped deforestation, have not mitigated threats to endangered species, and have not delivered remedy for the exploitation of Indigenous Peoples, local communities and workers.

Snack food giant assessment

Fast facts about Australia fires

The images and video coming from Australia are devastating. Yet again, the climate crisis is fueling another horrifying event, one that has killed an estimated 500 million animals, dozens of…

The Most Important Place You’ve Never Heard Of

Can you picture a rhinoceros in the rainforest? Add a herd of elephants, families of orangutans swinging through the treetops and tigers prowling the understory and there is only one place in the world you could be: Indonesia’s Leuser Ecosystem, one of Earth’s most ancient forest ecosystems…

rhino, elephant, and tiger

AXIS Capital Adopts New Fossil Fuel Policy

Slowly but surely, the U.S. insurance industry is starting to acknowledge its role in driving climate change, and taking steps to stop. Last month, AXIS Capital became the second U.S….

Join Us to Take On Liberty Mutual!

Last month, RAN and allies launched a campaign to get insurance giant Liberty Mutual to stop driving climate change. Insurers like Liberty Mutual are contributing to the climate crisis by…

Can You Believe We Pulled This Off?

The scale is just wild. From September to 20-27, thousands of climate strikes swept the globe. Millions of people of all backgrounds, ages, regions, and faiths flooded the streets, demanding…

Every Day is Indigenous Peoples Day

Every single day we see Indigenous people taking action in ways that will benefit us all. They put their lives on the line to protect our planet and climate. We…

130 Banks Just Launched the Principles for Responsible Banking: Will Banks Finally Change for the Better?

130 banks including Citi and MUFG (parent of Union Bank) just committed to align their financing with the Paris Climate Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals. Wow. Does that mean they are going to totally transform their financing for the better and stop financing deforestation, fossil fuels, and human rights violations? If not, this is going to be just one more greenwashing exercise…

Action in front of the BNP Paribas New York branch where the Principles for Responsible Banking sessions were held (September 23, 2019)

Tell Liberty Mutual to ditch fossil fuels!

Did you know that Liberty Mutual is abandoning its customers that live in wildfire-affected areas across the western U.S., while simultaneously investing more than $6 billion in fossil fuels and…

Where Should I Put My Money? Tips and Resources

Big banks, big problems If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you recognize that big banks, through their financing and investments, are huge drivers of climate change. In fact, 33…

The 32 Men Funding Climate Chaos

Our natural world, and the future of humanity, is in a deep crisis. And it’s not because you used that plastic fork.   We all know the daunting truth: Massive-scale…

Blackrock direct action

September 5th is the Global Day of Action for the Amazon

Indigenous earth defenders have put out an urgent call for international solidarity and Amazon Watch, the National Articulation of the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB), and Extinction Rebellion are mobilizing a Global Day of Action for the Amazon on September 5th, directed at Brazilian embassies and consulates — but also the global corporations profiting from Amazon destruction.

September 5th Global Day of Action for the Amazon