Insurance companies are supposed to protect us from catastrophic risks. Yet when it comes to the largest threat to humanity – climate change – insurers are fueling dangerous global warming by perpetuating our dependence on dirty fossil fuels. Learn about and join 350 Colorado’s efforts to change this.
Yesterday, the Climate Action Plan to Reduce Pollution bill, HB 19-1261, received final approval from the legislature, and is now ready for the Governor’s signature. The Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate (CCLC) recognizes and appreciates the historic progress the legislature has made this session in attempting to get Colorado to do its part in addressing the looming climate disaster. It is gratified that HB 19-1261 acknowledges the importance of limiting the global temperature rise to 1.5° Celsius over the pre-industrial average, as called for by the October 2018 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report.
A large coalition of activists and community leaders rallied today in Denver, Boulder, and Colorado Springs and 20 other locations across the country for a national day of action holding the world’s worst funder of fossil fuels, JPMorgan Chase, accountable for its financing practices. Since the Paris Agreement, JPMorgan Chase has provided $196 billion in finance for fossil fuels.