Category Archives: In The News

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 Treasury Climate Counselor Must Act Immediately to Address Climate Financial Risk

Today, members of the Stop the Money Pipeline coalition reacted to the news of John E. Morton’s appointment to serve as Climate Counselor to Secretary Janet Yellen and to lead the Treasury Department’s new Climate Hub by emphasizing the urgency with which Morton and all financial regulators must act to address the systemic risk of […]

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 […]

The WOW (and HOW) of Shareholder Season: A Guide for Activists

Learn how you can engage in shareholder season! Every spring, huge corporations open their doors to their investors, especially their largest investors—huge asset managers like BlackRock and Vanguard. Their investors tell them what to do — and they must respond. Watch this recording of “The WOW (and HOW) of Shareholder Season: A Guide for Activists” […]

Chase world’s #1 banker of climate chaos: new report

Once again, JPMorgan Chase has maintained its position as the world’s #1 banker of climate chaos, funneling $317 BILLION into dirty fossil fuels since the Paris Agreement.  In the last five years alone, Chase has dumped well over a quarter TRILLION dollars into fossil fuels, continuing to fuel the flames of climate destruction. Learn more […]

Defund Line 3 Campaign Rally March 19

On Friday, March 19th, hundreds of activists joined the Defund Line 3 Campaign Rally. During the rally we heard from Indigenous frontline leaders who are taking bold direct action to stop construction, youth organizers who are fighting the pipeline and Stop the Money Pipeline organizers who shared the next steps in the #DefundLine3 campaign. Watch […]

Reclaim Finance: Enbridge’s “sustainable” credit: tar sands and rights violations

From Reclaim Finance In February 2021, the Canadian midstream energy company Enbridge announced it had secured a $1.0 billion “Sustainability Linked” credit. Hiding behind laughable ESG goals, a company which specializes in the transportation of the most polluting fossil fuels uses so-called “sustainable” financial tools to help finance its new climate-destroying and rights-violating Line 3 pipeline. Financial […]