Rather than actually reducing the overall greenhouse gas emissions associated with its lending, Chase, which is the world's largest funder of fossil fuels, has created a convoluted accounting trick known as "carbon intensity".
Promoters of oil and gas industry extraction in the Arctic Wildlife National Refuge have adopted a new tack, terming all opposition to Artic drilling a “racist” attempt to deny Alaska’s Native communities an essential source of jobs and revenue.
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The force that threatens our existence isn’t an alien invasion — it’s climate change — and the response from mankind has been less that inspiring. So why hasn’t our species come together, in dramatic fashion, to save the day?
In recent months -- and it’s the curse of an author that sometimes you change your mind after your book is in type -- I’ve come to like the idea of capital L leaders less and less. It seems to me to miss the particular promise of this moment: that we could conceive of, and pursue, movements in new ways.