"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
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)
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
EXCITING NEWS: We're more than halfway to our goal and we've already recorded an ad for Diane Saxe's podcast Green Economy Heroes. It's currently being mixed by Stefan from Green Majority Radio -- which you should listen to either online or on CIUT, but you can hear a SNEAK PEEK OF THE RAW RECORDING HERE: … Continue reading Update on Crowdfunded Bankswitch Ads
We started our BankSwitch Campaign in 2021 and the initial participants pledged to move their money by Earth Day 2021. Unfortunately, the big 5 CDN banks still think climate change is something they can handle with PR and empty pledges. If you're in the first BankSwitch cohort, it's time to start moving your money. If … Continue reading Moving your money to a cleaner bank.