Earth Day Week of Actions – Sierra Club National and Sierra Club – Los Padres Chapter

  • Action #1: Tell Travelers Insurance to stop enabling companies to drill in the Arctic.
  • Action #2: Tell State Treasurer Fiona Ma: Hold Wall Street banks accountable to their climate commitments
  • Action #3: Update from our local Sierra Club Los Padres Chapter, with ACTIONS!

Action #1: Tell Travelers Insurance to stop enabling companies to drill in the Arctic.

Petition here: https://act.sierraclub.org/actions/national?actionid=ar0357858&id=70131000001iOuIAAU

Email the CEO Alan Schnitzer: schnitzer@travelers.com

Dear Mr. Schnitzer, I’m writing to you from California, where Earth Day began after an oil spill off our coast was so destructive that President Richard Nixon, surveying the damage and cleaup efforts in 1969, stated to the crowd, “…the Santa Barbara incident has frankly touched the conscience of the American people.” I’m asking that your company, as one of our largest insurance companies, join the top major US banks in committing to prevent such an tragic event from occuring in a national treasure – the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Please, during this week of Earth Day observations, show your leadership for human rights, our climate and sensitive ecosystems by publicing stating that Travelers will not support oil or gas drilling in the Arctic and help protect this sacred place for good.

Action #2: Tell State Treasurer Fiona Ma: Hold Wall Street banks accountable to their climate commitments

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