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Bad Google Review Party and Tips

We're teaming up with For Our Kids Toronto and GASP (Grandmothers Act to Save the Planet) to run a series of zoom parties where we give the banks the bad reviews they deserve on google maps. The first event will focus on RBC and if it's popular and people enjoy it we'll do it again … Continue reading Bad Google Review Party and Tips

Fight the Filthy Five: Bank Action Incubator

We've started a new project mobilizing grassroots climate activism in Ontario that will run in parallel with our BankSwitch campaign. The campaign aims to engage and support volunteers in actions and activities that draw attention to the Big 5 Canadian Banks atrocious record on fossil fuel funding. It's going to be a long, hot summer … Continue reading Fight the Filthy Five: Bank Action Incubator

IEA’s Net-Zero Pathway kills greenwashing dead

"No new oil and natural gas fields are required beyond those that have already been approved for development. No new coal mines or mine extensions are required." -- IEA, Net-Zero by 2050, p.99 Why is this statement so earth-shattering? People have been saying this for years. What is significant is who said it. The IEA … Continue reading IEA’s Net-Zero Pathway kills greenwashing dead

Bankswitch ads UPDATE (MAY)

Holy crap!! We paid for the ads and sent the files!!! The ads will starting airing on Monday May 10 on Classical FM and they will run for two weeks. We're hoping all the bankers hear them while they're having dinner. 🙂 In terms of podcasts, we've already boughts ads on the Divest Podcast and … Continue reading Bankswitch ads UPDATE (MAY)

Banking on Climate Chaos 2021

The 2021 version of the Rainforest Action Network/BankTrack report (which we fully endorse) is out today! We suggest you read it in full because it's fascinating and includes interesting case studies on specific projects and climate disasters. But, if you don't have time, we've summarized the findings about Canadian banks. You will notice RBC, TD … Continue reading Banking on Climate Chaos 2021