Author Archives: Sarah Beuhler

World’s lead oil demand agency releases new pathway to avoid climate collapse: no new fossil fuel extraction

IEA’s first 1.5°C-aligned scenario bolsters call for no new fossil fuel extraction IEA must now make it central to its flagship WEO and fix remaining model flaws Today, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released a special report, “Net Zero in 2050: A roadmap for the global energy system,” that represents the agency’s first ever effort […]

Global protests target banks funding Line 3 pipeline

SAN FRANCISCO – Today across 8 countries, 4 continents, and 50 U.S. cities, hundreds of climate and Indigenous rights activists are protesting 20 banks that have backed loans for Enbridge, the company constructing the Line 3 tar sands pipeline through Anishinaabe territory in Minnesota. The protests feature elaborate and artful displays such as a body […]

“Defund Line 3 Flow Free” by The Peace Poets

Music by The Peace Poets @thepeacepoets Find more at MovementMusic.org Art by: Isaac Murdoch @bomgiizhik Crystal Clarity @msclarity83 Jan Burger @paperhandpuppet Dio Cramer @dioishh Kill Joy Mall @kill.joy.mall To download this and other songs, lyrics song sheet and download the art designs go to DEFUND LINE 3 ART KIT: bit.ly/line3artkit

Join the #DefundLine3 day of action on May 7th

Since the #DefundLine3 campaign launched in February, bank executives have received more than 700,000 emails, 7,000 calendar invites and 3,000 phone calls, demanding that they stop funding Line 3. There have been protests at bank branches in 16 states. Collectively, we’ve raised more than $70,000 for those on the frontlines. Now, we’re pulling all of that […]

Canadian Energy Regulator Approves Trans Mountain’s Request to Keep Insurers’ Identities Secret

Coalition Denounces Decision, Pledges to Ramp Up Pressure on Remaining Insurers to Cut Ties with Trans Mountain “A project which can only be insured secretly has lost its social license to operate.” April 29, 2021 – Today, the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) approved Trans Mountain’s request to hide the names of the companies providing insurance […]

NEW POLL: US Voters Support Strong Government and Corporate Action to Curb Wall Street’s Climate Impacts

Voters want the federal government to play an active role in reducing Wall Street’s impact on the climate and preventing climate-fueled economic crises WASHINGTON, DC — Today, a new set of polling released by Data for Progress shows that US voters overwhelmingly support the federal government taking strong action to curb Wall Street’s effect on […]