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The Yes Men Target Fossil Fuel Ties of BlackRock Investment Firm | Democracy Now!

On Wall Street, the investment giant BlackRock was forced to deny Wednesday that it’s taking bold action on climate change, after the activist group The Yes Men sent reporters a hoax letter posing as BlackRock CEO Larry Fink. The letter claimed BlackRock would require companies it invests in to align their business models with the goals of the Paris climate agreement. After the Financial Times, CNBC and other media outlets ran with the story, BlackRock tweeted, “Don’t be fooled by imitations…Larry’s real CE

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