Image: The World Bank is supporting the controversial
Trans Anatolian Pipeline gas project (Pic: Tanap)
While the World Bank says it is committed to addressing the climate crisis, the lender still invests billions of dollars in fossil fuels. Join Climate First! and others in telling the World Bank to take the climate crisis seriously by ending its funding of fossil fuels, and instead, invest in clean energy while respecting Indigenous peoples' rights.
What: Rally and march.
When: 12 noon to 2 pm, Friday, October 18, 2019.
Where: Meet at Edward R. Murrow Park, corner of H & 18th Streets, NW, Washington, D.C., opposite the World Bank (701 18th St., NW).
Misc.: We'll rally with speakers from around the world who are experiencing the impacts of the climate crisis and World Bank-funded fossil fuel projects. Then we'll march to the International Monetary Fund and International Finance Corporation, calling on the institutions to "do the right thing" as far as fossil fuels and frontline communities. Closest Metro stations to meeting spot: Farragut West (Blue, Org, Silver) & Farragut North (Red). Action goes forward rain or shine. Bring signs if you can.
This event is being organized by Big Shift Global, Oil Change International, Women's Earth and Climate Action Network, SustainUS, and Urgewald. See more info here.