Shannan is a senior editor at YES! She holds a master’s degree in environmental studies and her work focuses on environmental justice and science. In the past, she has worked as a natural resource planner and researched at the intersection of environmental justice, science, and policy.
By Shannan Stoll, YES! magazine
On Friday, climate activists led by indigenous leaders and environmental groups gathered outside branches of JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo in downtown Seattle to protest their financing of tar sands pipelines. It’s not the first time the banks have been besieged by activists—and probably won’t be the last.