FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April, 22 2022
(photo: 350 Colorado youth and allies rally in March for Global Climate Strikes in Denver)
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UNITED STATES, April 22, 2022 – 350.org, the international climate action organization, along with state, regional and local 350 groups across the country, takes action today on Earth Day 2022, to draw attention to the Fossil Free Federal Reserve campaign, and engage citizens nationally around the ever-pressing climate crisis.
The Federal Reserve – the United States’ Central Bank, fueled the climate crisis by lending billions of dollars to fossil fuel companies. People across the country mobilize today to stop the financial flows to fossil-fuel spewing oil and gas companies. This year they are bringing their message to the Federal Reserve.
Brooke Harper, 350.org Campaign Manager, stated:
Today sees numerous protest actions with art, people in the streets, and climate solutions in practice. Actions included protesting at the Federal Reserve in Washington DC, and regional branches in Denver, St. Louis, and more. Activists are creating art installations in the San Francisco Bay Area imagining our Earth in 2050, advocating for electric buses in Minnesota, marching across the state of Wisconsin to protest a pipeline, and demanding the Governors of Colorado and New Hampshire to declare Climate Emergencies.
May Boeve, 350.org Executive Director, stated:
The main goals of the 350.org #FossilFreeFed Campaign call for the Federal Reserve Bank to:
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