Author Archives: Arielle Swernoff

Blog: Orange skies over New York

Greetings from New York, where the sky is orange and the air quality index hit a staggering 484 on Wednesday afternoon – nearly 200 points higher than what is considered hazardous for all living beings.  The immediate cause of this crisis is wildfires in Canada, the real cause is the climate crisis. New York is […]

Citi and KKR: Financing Climate Destruction and Environmental Racism

If you look at Citi’s marketing and PR, you’d be mistaken for thinking this is a company that cares about the climate crisis and racial equity. Jane Fraser talks a good game about climate commitments and equity, but LEED-certified buildings and diverse models on the website aren’t enough.  Citi paints itself as a climate champion, […]