"If it was easy they wouldn't call it 'struggle.'"
—Old anarchist saying
Not long ago, before fracking, before Keystone XL, the environmental issue in the headlines was mountaintop removal coal mining in central Appalachia.
Over the past 2 years, Bank of America has invested more than $6.4 billion in coal. Bank of America is the biggest bank in the United States and the biggest underwriter of the coal industry -bankrolling coal mining, infrastructure investments and coal plants around the country. While Bank of America claims to support environmental responsibility, it continues to lead investments in coal, one of the biggest threats to public health and climate stability.