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Climate Activists Arrested at Protest Demanding Citibank Divest from Fossil Fuels

HeadlineJul 09, 2024
Image Credit: Planet Over Profit

Here in New York, police arrested 46 elder climate campaigners Monday as they staged a nonviolent civil disobedience protest near Citigroup’s Manhattan headquarters. Among those arrested was Bill McKibben, founder of the climate justice group 350.org. Organizers with the Summer of Heat activist network are demanding Citi end its investments in fossil fuel expansion. A recent report found Citi provided more than $200 billion in financing for new fossil fuel projects since the Paris Climate Agreement was signed in 2015.

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