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Net-Zero Lending by 2050 is NOT zero emissions by 2050

When TD made their net-zero 2050 announcement last year, we said it was a gamechanger AND a greenwash. A gamechanger because one of the big Canadian banks was finally taking responsibility for the massive climate impacts of their loans and investments. A greenwash because the announcement included no commitments to bring down lending in the … Continue reading Net-Zero Lending by 2050 is NOT zero emissions by 2050

No-Cut Reno: A Dose of New During the Sameness of Quarantine

Like many people, our little family has been spending a lot of time at home lately.  So much time that our furniture and walls and bric-a-brac seem to be blurring into nothingness.  A few weeks ago, my wife decided to switch a desk in our workroom with a bookshelf in our front room so it … Continue reading No-Cut Reno: A Dose of New During the Sameness of Quarantine

Employees of CDN Banks – Let’s Chat.

Today was a #fossilbanksnothanks day of action. You may have gotten a call or an email. Perhaps someone posted an 'eviction notice' or a poster at your branch. Maybe you're thinking about how to react to some bad press or criticisms on social media. The first thing we want to say is: we aren't mad … Continue reading Employees of CDN Banks – Let’s Chat.

How to Participate in the Jan. 29 Day of Action

Share infographics about the big banks on social media on January 29th. We put together a google drive of photos and short animations we've made.  Download some and post them to your preferred social media accounts on January 29th with the hashtags #bankswitch and #fossilbanksnothanks. Our friends at For Our Kids have also put together some amazing graphics … Continue reading How to Participate in the Jan. 29 Day of Action

New Year, New Traditions. A Low-Carbon Luxury Recap.

On New Year's Day our family opened up a jar which we had been filling up with happy memories since the first day of 2020. The idea of a 'Good Things Jar' was one we heard from a friend and shared in our post about Making Meaning with Rituals and Traditions from our Low-Carbon Luxury … Continue reading New Year, New Traditions. A Low-Carbon Luxury Recap.