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How the fossil fuel industry drives climate change and police brutality

Seattle Black Lives Matter protest by Kelly Kline

by Alexandria Herr, Grist Highlights Public Accountability Initiative and LittleSis released a new report detailing how oil companies fund police foundations across the country These foundations are non-profits that raise money to buy weapons, equipment, and surveillance technology for police departments Some fossil fuel companies have also supported legislation that would criminalize protesting pipelines Big … Read more

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Wall street is bending to pressure to halt Arctic-oil loans

Arctic Drilling

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy, Bloomberg Green Highlights Environmental activists are fighting oil companies to keep drilling out of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by putting divestment pressure on banks. Tribal representatives and other environmental activists pressed banking executives about their policies during shareholder meetings and in conversations with sustainability directors Morgan Stanley has announced that … Read more

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Divest and Invest for a climate-safe future

by Stacey Meinzen, The Climate Center Follow the money, divest from fossil fuels and invest in a healthy, climate-safe future for all. It’s a win-win for our collective future and for your pocketbook (see additional info here). Chevron just posted $6.6 billion in losses for its fourth-quarter earnings due to troubles with shale gas and bankruptcies are multiplying for the … Read more