The standout is one of many being held nation-wide to call attention to the role that banks play in supporting the fossil fuel industry and to promote actions that individuals can take to combat climate change.

Climate change disproportionately impacts racially and ethnically marginalized groups that have been subjected to colonial domination, as illustrated in a 2022 report by former United Nations special rapporteur on Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance Tendayi Achiume.

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