13 Feb '15, 10am

#Slimy17

These seventeen oil companies are causing catastrophic damage to the Amazon rainforest and threatening the indigenous communities that call it home. Indigenous leaders have asked us all to keep the oil in the ground in the Amazon. This list is a tool that you can use to help them protect their home and our collective planet. Many of the companies are highlighted as part of the Carbon Underground 200, the companies with the world’s largest fossil fuel reserves. The scientific community agrees that we need to keep some 80% of fossil fuels in the ground in order to avert climate catastrophe, so burning their reserves is incompatible with our continued survival. Make sure that you are not invested in the Slimy Seventeen, and call on your government, university, and place of worship to take their investments out of these companies and reinvest them in community-based clean ener...

Full article: http://amazonwatch.org/work/the-slimy-seventeen

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