Block Fossils Out is a set of digital activism tools for users to “block out” the online presence of fossil fuel companies and their financial supporters. It consists of:
Share with your friends that you are taking action for the climate, and ask them to join you!
Post your photo/video with this text:
We have a chance to make real progress on #climatechange, but fossil fuel companies and their financial backers, are holding us back. I’m going to #blockfossilsout until they stop fuelling the #climatecrisis, you can too here: www.blockfossilsout.com
Download the extension, then click on the logos of the companies below to block them out. Click and send your message to as many as you can!
July 22, 2020
BNP Paribas adopted a robust exit strategy for electricity produced from coal, by 2030 in EU and the OECD, and by 2040 in all other countries. However: BNP Paribas remains on the block list, as it continues to support oil and gas companies like Total.
August 6, 2020
UniCredit has been removed from the block list because it adopted a coal exit strategy by 2028 globally, setting a great precedent internationally.
November 9, 2020
ZE PAK has been removed from the block list for now because it announced plans to phase out all its coal plants and mines before 2030, mostly in favour of renewable energy, but it has to prove its commitment.
The list of European fossil fuel companies was compiled with help and expertise from Europe Beyond Coal, Greenpeace, Food & Water Europe, and Share Action.
The yellow cross is a symbol used by groups in Germany, such as Alle Dörfer bleiben (All Villages Stay), to show opposition to coal expansion and the destruction of villages. It stands for “Energy Democracy and people power in the resistance against fossil fuels”. Share it with us in solidarity with them and others fighting for a better future without fossils.
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