By Betámia Coronel, New Yorker and U.S. National Organizer with 350.org
This election, New York State flipped the State Senate and now has a progressive majority in the Legislature. This gives us an historic opportunity to drive change across the country with bold climate action.
Research firm Corporate Knights revealed that the pension fund would be $22 billion richer had it divested from fossil fuel stocks in 2008. That’s almost $20,000 for of each of the pension fund’s 1.1 million members & retirees. It’s time to #DivestNY
Youth around the world are rising up for climate justice on July 21st for Zero Hour’s international Youth Climate March. Organizers and recent high school graduates Ilana Cohen and Amy Torres talk about the NYC Youth Climate March.