Arctic Oil Fight Comes to Insurers as Trump Plans Lease Sale

Source: Inside Climate News


A group of investment firms, conservationists and indigenous groups have called on some of the world’s biggest insurers to stop supporting oil and gas projects in the U.S. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, even as the Trump administration advances plans to auction drilling rights in the Alaska wilderness. A similar pressure campaign led to most major U.S. banks pledging not to fund Arctic oil drilling.

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