Climate Finance Awareness Toolkit

Our Tiny Climate-Finance-Hub-That-Could here in Toronto has lots of ideas for actions and has been producing lots of useful materials but the big 5 banks have a GIGANTIC marketing budget, so we need a huge amount of people power to counter their big budget greenwashing. If you want to see what groups are active or … Continue reading Climate Finance Awareness Toolkit

Futurama characters DESTROY bank talking points.

The world needs to reach net-zero emissions in the physical world by 2050.  You of all people know that financing leads real world impacts by decades.  The old Line 3 Pipeline was built in the 1960s, started operating in 1968 (52 years ago) and is still pumping oil today. The Line 3 expansion project -- … Continue reading Futurama characters DESTROY bank talking points.

BanksAreBurningYou Posters

We've got FOUR POSTER STYLES (including one designed by the youngest member of Climate Pledge Collective) for you to download (PDF) and put up in your neighbourhood. When the weather is nice, postering alone or in a group is actually a very pleasant way to take action on climate change. And since most people don't … Continue reading BanksAreBurningYou Posters

Turning up the Heat: Bank Action Network Update

Toronto's grassroots climate finance action network -- with members from Toronto350, Fridays for Future, For Our Kids TO, Banking on a Better Future, PHP4Climate, GASP, ARCA and more -- is really getting up to speed in July. So far this month, we've run a Bad Google Review party for RBC, done new research comparing banks … Continue reading Turning up the Heat: Bank Action Network Update

What do Climate Chaos + Big Bank Profits have in Common — is it you?!?!

This is a guest post from a retired lawyer who enjoys digging into interest rates and fees and comparing banking options. While we ask people in our BankSwitch campaign to move their money to a credit union in 2022, our guest poster thinks you should do it right away -- because you'll save money! If … Continue reading What do Climate Chaos + Big Bank Profits have in Common — is it you?!?!