Over 40 environmental groups sent a letter today to the Biden Transition Team decrying Fred Hochberg’s potential leadership as a top aide in the Biden Administration due to his outsized support for fossil fuel projects at the U.S. Export-Import Bank.
Author: Collin Rees
Opposition to Ernie Moniz and Fossil Fuel Appointments Intensifies
Dozens of groups including the Climate Justice Alliance, Oil Change International, Greenpeace, and Sunrise Movement launched a new website to rally opposition against Ernest Moniz and other fossil fuel representatives.
Climate Activists React to Biden’s Moves to Ban Fossil Fuel Executives from Transition Team
After pressure from progressives and climate activists, Vice President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that he is barring fossil fuel company leaders and executives from his presidential transition team.
Biden Urged by 145 Groups to Ban Fossil Fuel Representatives in Campaign & Administration
Today, 145 groups sent a joint letter urging Joe Biden to ban all fossil fuel executives, lobbyists, and representatives from any advisory or official position on his campaign, transition team, cabinet, and administration.
Tens of Thousands Urge Democrats to Strengthen 2020 Platform on Fossil Fuels
More than 30,000 people and 10 leading climate groups today called on the Democratic National Committee to strengthen the 2020 party platform’s section on fossil fuel pollution and extraction.
Frontlines Climate Justice Executive Action Platform
The executive branch can set the stage for a transformative climate justice agenda by taking immediate action at this intersection of climate, racial justice, and economic transformation. The Frontlines Climate Justice Executive Action Platform identifies regulatory rulemakings and other executive actions to advance an equitable climate agenda.
Biden Campaign Urged to Develop Plan to Undo Trump’s Big Oil Bailout
Twenty-one climate and social justice groups sent a letter asking Joe Biden’s presidential campaign to create a plan for undoing the massive fossil fuel industry bailout enabled by the CARES Act.
Hoyer Shills for Big Oil as HEROES Acts Shuns Safeguards Against a Fossil Fuel Bailout
“Equating a bailout for Big Oil with basic protections for nurses and healthcare workers in a pandemic is completely egregious,” said Rees of Hoyer’s comments.
Biden Campaign Urged to Ditch Larry Summers Over Anti-Environment, Anti-Worker Stances
More than two dozen leading progressive groups today urged Joe Biden’s presidential campaign to remove Larry Summers from any role in the campaign or a future Biden administration.
Oil Change U.S. endorses Bernie Sanders for Democratic Presidential Nomination
Today, Oil Change U.S. is announcing its endorsement of Senator Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States.