New Report Reveals Banks Funded Climate Chaos with Trillions Since Paris Climate Agreement

Banking on Climate Change Report Reveals Banks Funded Climate Chaos with Trillions Since Paris Climate Agreement: From the Wet’suwet’en to the Dirty Tar Sands Pipelines, Banks are Funding Indigenous Land Grabs for Fossil Fuel Companies.

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Wells Fargo Rejects Funding for Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Fairbanks, AK – Wells Fargo has released an update to its environmental policy on arctic drilling, which included no direct finance of oil and gas projects in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Continue reading

JPMorgan Chase Announces It Will Stop Funding Arctic Drilling

Fairbanks, Alaska—The Gwich’in Nation of Alaska and Canada applaud the decision by JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States, to rule out financing new oil and gas drilling on sacred lands of the Gwich’in that is in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Continue reading

Taking Money from Banks Profiting off of Destroying the Earth: Financing Our Own Desecration by Matt Remle

In August 2016, I reached out to Seattle city council member Kshama Sawant to see if we could launch an ambitious effort to end Seattle’s financial relationship with Wells Fargo. Continue reading

Divestment Activists Push Seattle University to Divest from Fossil Fuels

In 2012, students at Seattle University launched a campaign to get their school to divest from fossil fuels. In September 2018, after a long six-year campaign, Seattle University announced that it would divest from fossil fuels in its endowment.  They are the first university in Washington State to divest from fossil fuels. Continue reading