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JP Morgan Chase backs off from fossil fuel investments

Less than a month ago, I wrote about our new Stop the Money Pipeline campaign, which demands that big banks, asset managers, and insurers stop supporting the fossil fuel industry. We had just notched our first victory: The world’s largest asset-management company, BlackRock, announced one of the largest ever divestments from coal and a commitment to put […]

February 27th

US Green economy is ALREADY $1.3 trillion, 4% of U.S. workforce, 7% of GDP

A new study released by Palgrave Communications Tuesday estimates that the U.S. “green economy” employs 9.5 million people and cranks out $1.3 trillion in annual sales revenue. That’s 4% of the nation’s workforce and 7% of the gross domestic product. It’s also 16.5% of the global green economy. U.S. green sales rose 20% between 2013 and 2016, and they are expected to […]

October 17th

UK Signs Net-Zero Emissions Requirement Into Law

Two weeks after outgoing UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she was introducing legislation to enshrine into law a net zero emissions by 2050 target, the country’s interim Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth has signed the target into law, making the UK the first major global economy to pass such a […]

June 28th