Biden must make climate central to his export and development agency picks

52 non-governmental organizations sent a letter establishing criteria for the Biden Administration to select candidates at export and development finance agencies. Read More

No confidence: Hochberg’s fossil fuel record makes him unfit to be a top aide for Biden

44 environmental groups sent a letter today decrying Fred Hochberg’s potential leadership as a top aide in the Biden Administration. Read More

Senate Climate Report full of backwards, false solutions

Instead of embracing bold climate solutions endorsed by the climate movement it relies on backward-looking propositions that prop up the dying fossil fuel industry Read More

Report shows DFC’s energy portfolio still investing billions in fossil fuels

Climate change’s disproportionate impact on less developed countries will only worsen if finance institutions continue to pour billions of dollars into dirty fossil fuel projects. Read More

Report: ECAs must embed climate in their COVID-19 responses

ECAs (institutions that finance the international operations of corporations from their home country) are the largest public financiers of fossil fuel projects, spending 14 times as much on fossil fuels as clean energy. Read More

Report: G20 Governments Bankrolling the Fossil Fuel Industry by at least $77 Billion a Year

A new report released by Friends of the Earth U.S. and Oil Change International reveals G20 countries have provided at least $77 billion a year in public finance to oil, gas and coal projects since the Paris Climate Agreement. Read More

Activists protest BlackRock’s ‘hot air’ on climate change

In a series of demonstrations after BlackRock’s annual shareholder meeting today, activists in New York City, San Francisco, and London staged socially distanced protests to criticize the financial giant’s failure to live up to its rhetoric on climate change. Read More

Environmental groups call for JPMorgan Chase to drop climate denier Lee Raymond from board

Friends of the Earth U.S., Rainforest Action Network, Sierra Club, 350BK and Sunrise NYC delivered a letter signed by 47,000 supporters calling on JPMorgan Chase to remove former ExxonMobil CEO Lee Raymond from the bank’s Board of Directors during JPMorgan Chase’s Investor Day, today in New York City. Read More

Expansion of Deforestation Free Funds enables investors to see rainforest destruction hidden in mutual funds

Everyone with an IRA or a 401(k) has the power to pressure investment firms to change their practices and stop funding the destruction of our planet and our communities. Deforestation Free Funds unleashes that power, for good. Read More

G20 Nations Throwing Billions at Fossil Fuel Industry through Export Credit Agencies

A network of secretive, government-backed financial institutions called export credit agencies are handing more than $31 billion USD per year to the oil, gas, and coal industry, new analysis by Oil Change International and Friends of the Earth U.S. shows. Read More