“Leaders who choose to make climate change a divisive issue do it to protect the entrenched economic interests who profit from behavior that destroys our planet
It needs to stop
It's going to kill us”
Keep Fossil Fuel companies out of the UN climate talks. Ensure that no big polluters - or companies facilitating other forms of environmental destruction - are included as sponsors of the COP.
#ClimateJusticeKick polluters out of COP26!
Sign the #Petition 👇🏾
Shell, BP & Equinor are keen to contribute to the next climate summit in Scotland
These companies cannot be allowed to greenwash their image & have no place at the climate talks
#ClimateJusticeIs it the end of the oil age?
Oil fuelled the 20th century—its cars, its wars, its economy & its geopolitics
Now the world is in the midst of an energy shock that is speeding up the shift to a new order 👇🏾
#CleanEnergy in the 21st century
Due to market failures that allow uncompensated negative externalities from burning fossil fuels, there has been a growing call for climate change-related litigation targeting polluting companies. To determine the most intensive carbon dioxide...
#ClimateJusticeHow should environmental organizations & others trying to protect people & planet decide who are the most critical polluters to target for climate-related lawsuits?
U.S. GHG Emission Bottlenecks -- Alexis S. Pascaris & Joshua M. Pearce
Legislation intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions dramatically by 2050
#ClimateJusticeOregon state senator who previously prevented a vote on a climate change bill, has had his house destroyed in wildfires
Fred Girod was one of 11 senators who refused to turn up in June 2019, which prevented quorum for vote on climate change legislation
Fires are releasing record levels of carbon dioxide, partly because they are burning ancient peatlands.
#ClimateJusticeThe Arctic is burning like never before — and that’s bad news for climate change
Fires are releasing record levels of carbon dioxide, partly because they are burning ancient peatlands that have been a carbon sink
( @alexwitze )
The lawyer challenging the oil company’s toxic waste dump in Ecuador is under house arrest, say actor Alec Baldwin and environmental activist Paul Paz y Miño
#ClimateJustice2001: Chevron acquired Texaco, including its assets & civil liabilities like the “Amazon Chernobyl”, a 1,700-square-mile environmental disaster in Ecuador
200+ lawyers made a judicial complaint against (judge) Kaplan for “abusive targeting” of @SDonziger
Connecticut filed a lawsuit on Monday against oil giant Exxon Mobil Corp for misleading the public over the impacts of climate change, becoming the latest state to target the fossil fuel industry for violating state consumer protection laws.
#ClimateJusticeAnother US climate litigation
Connecticut sues #Exxon for deceiving consumers about climate change
".. as well as the company’s current advertising & marketing, which .. falsely portray Exxon as working to combat climate change"
#ClimateJusticeEvery year, millions of acres of land are consumed by fire in the US. By raising temperatures, melting snow sooner, and drying soils and forests, #climatechange is fueling the problem.
#ClimateJusticeInfographic: Wildfires and Climate Change
Visualizing the Connection 🔥
"Without #ClimateAction summers will continue getting hotter, forests will get drier, & more & more people will face the threat of wildfire"
Planning permission refused for ‘environmentally unacceptable’ mine near Druridge Bay
#ClimateJusticePlanning permission refused for ‘environmentally unacceptable’ coal mine near Druridge Bay
“Coalmines must be consigned to the history books if we are going to avoid climate breakdown,”
The U.S. government provides about $1 billion annually in tax credits for chemically treated coal that is supposed to cut air pollution.
#ClimateJusticeCostly subsidy for 'refined coal' is failing to achieve air pollution goals
the tax credit can make it profitable for some older power plants to keep burning coal for longer
So this chemical may actually increase carbon pollution & worsen global warming
Peat cores that record five millennia of climate shifts in the Arctic region suggest recent ice loss is linked to rising carbon dioxide levels.
#ClimateJusticeBering Sea may be ice-free year-round by end of century: 2018’s winter ice was the lowest in 5,500 years — human-caused climate change is linked to this record
Five millennia of climate shifts impacting the ice is recorded in peat from an Arctic island
Exxon Mobil Corp, Pfizer Inc. and Raytheon Technologies are being kicked out of the Dow Jones Industrial Average as part of the stock benchmark’s biggest...
#ClimateJusticeExxon Mobil Corp, (...) are being kicked out of the Dow Jones Industrial Average
(the shake-up) is part of the stock benchmark’s biggest reshuffling in seven years