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Science and public polling make it clear: New York must restrict bee-killing neonicotinoids

Contact your elected officials to support S699A, in order to protect the health of the environment, pollinators, and New Yorkers. Read More

Cluck, no! Why choosing chicken over beef won’t save us

Swapping factory-farmed hamburgers for chicken wings will fail to adequately address the climate catastrophe and would actually exacerbate many of the pressing environmental, health, and worker justice problems that are more urgent than ever in the time of COVID-19. Read More

President Biden should urge passage of the For the People Act in his first State of the Union

As our country faces a pandemic, an economic depression, a reckoning with racial justice, and a climate crisis, President Biden has the opportunity to use his first address to Congress to chart a new path forward. Read More

Three months since Procter & Gamble’s historic shareholder vote on forests, the company has no plans to end forest destruction.

The world’s largest consumer goods company continues failing to address concerns over its deforestation and forest degradation in the boreal forest of Canada and tropical forests of Indonesia and Malaysia. Read More

One Disaster After Another: Will EXIM Chairman Reed Ever Learn?

EXIM continues to invest in projects with severe environmental impacts, human rights abuses, and detrimental effects on local communities and public health. Read More

Honoring Cecil Corbin-Mark

He guided me and our board to more deeply understand Friends of the Earth’s potential in fighting for justice, holding us accountable to the commitments we made to each other and the planet. Read More

Today is Indigenous Peoples Day. Where is the finance sector?

Let’s be clear: all exploitation of resources by our industrial society depends on exploitation of the people within whose lands and territories those resources lie. Read More

The beginning of the end of fossil fuels

This victory shows that the fossil fuel industry is in its last gasps, clinging to anything to remain viable. Read More

Pollinators need your help before it’s too late

The latest honeybee numbers are dire. 44% of bee colonies in the US were lost last year, and summer losses were the highest ever recorded. Help protect pollinators. Read More

We can and must save our pollinators from extinction

The Western Bumblebee is facing rapid population declines. Their situation is urgent. Help avert the extinction of these essential creatures. Read More

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