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

Green New Deal Oversight Board Formed to Guide Seattle’s 2030 Fossil Fuel Free Efforts

Seattle, WA – On September 16th 2019, the Seattle City council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance to create a Green New Deal Oversight board to guide the city’s effort to be greenhouse gas free by 2030. Continue reading

Washington State’s Most Populous County Passes Second Moratorium on New and Expanded Fossil Fuel Infrastructure

Seattle, WA – On July 10th, 2019, the King County Council passed a second 6-month moratorium on any new and or expanded fossil fuel infrastructure. King County, which includes Seattle, is the state’s most populous county and home to the third largest port in the United States. Continue reading