Fossil money in politics is a major reason why still today, with all the knowledge and evidence we have about the danger that carbon pollution presents our society to, still today we do not have any proper legislation that regulates air pollution and thereby protects populations against climate change – but here's the worst part of it, the fossil money in politics does obviously not just go away by itself.
An example of this just came out of the USA, where the Democratic National Committee recently adopted ban on accepting donations from fossil fuel companies’ political organisations. But only two months later, this decision was overturned, when the committee last week overwhelmingly passed a resolution saying it welcomes donations from fossil fuel industry workers and “employers’ political action committees.”
“I am furious that the DNC would effectively undo a resolution passed just two months ago just as the movement to ban fossil fuel corporate PAC money is growing,” one commentator said. ... See MoreSee Less
In the EU, the People's Climate Case has been approved to go ahead. The People's Climate Case is the first trial to seek protection against climate change recognised as a human right, and if that happens, according to the group's lawyer, Dr. Roda Verheyen, it will create an important legal precedent for litigation throughout the world.
#ClimateLitigation #ClimateCriminals #ClimateEmergency #SeeYouInCourt ... See MoreSee Less
Good news - Families suing for climate action have had their case accepted! This is our chance for realistic action on climate change. Add your voice to the ten families taking the EU to court on behalf of all of us. Sign letter of solidarity.