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Dear Bank CEO, You Are Cordially Invited to Defund This Pipeline

Anti-oil activists are turning their focus on fossil fuel funding, aiming to stop the flow of money for good.

Even by the standards of the chief executive of America’s biggest bank, March 31 looked like it was going to be a very busy day.

Jamie Dimon’s office calendar was chock-full of invitations for that overcast New York Wednesday, with more than 1,000 unsolicited meetings all scheduled to cover the same topic: JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s role in financing an oil pipeline running through Minnesota.