Impact
Canceling the Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Canceling the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

This project ended because of the activists taking to the streets and making it clear that we will not stand by while fossil fuel projects poison the bodies, land, air and water of Indigenous, Black and Brown communities.

Loosening Big Oil’s Stranglehold on Wall Street
Loosening Big Oil’s Stranglehold on Wall Street

Raymond exemplifies the fossil fuel industry’s decades of climate denial. His retreat under pressure from the climate movement in a historic win, showing that fossil oligarchs’ and climate deniers’ stranglehold on Wall Street is waning.

Protecting People, Not Polluters
Protecting People, Not Polluters

In the middle of a pandemic like coronavirus, people need a government that will step up to protect everyday Americans, especially those on the frontlines. Instead, Republicans tried to use coronavirus as an excuse to spend billions of taxpayers’ dollars to bail out the industries that are destroying our planet.

Banning a Brain-Damaging Pesticide
Banning a Brain-Damaging Pesticide

While the federal government prioritizes donations over decades of science, it’s more important than ever for states like New York to step up to protect public health and environment.

Breaking Up Monopoly Power in North Carolina
Breaking Up Monopoly Power in North Carolina

Thanks to our members in North Carolina, we successfully stopped Duke’s money from superseding public interest.

Taking on Wall Street
Taking on Wall Street

We thank our members for speaking out and working to take on the most powerful industry on the planet. Your voices helped fund projects that will save our planet, not destroy it.

Protecting New York’s Waterways
Protecting New York’s Waterways

Stopping this unnecessary, unsafe pipeline is a huge step in our fight to keep fossil fuels in the ground, building momentum in fights against new pipelines across the country.

Keeping Pesticide Riders Out of the Farm Bill
Keeping Pesticide Riders Out of the Farm Bill

Friends of the Earth has helped lead and support these efforts, working with elected officials to protect their communities from health-damaging pesticides — most notably through our work on the 2018 Farm Bill.

Together We Stopped Ryan Zinke
Together We Stopped Ryan Zinke

Ryan Zinke has now followed in the footsteps of former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt: leaving under the weight of his accumulating misdeeds.

Ending Dangerous Nuclear Power
Ending Dangerous Nuclear Power

Since Friends of the Earth was founded 40 years ago, we have been the United States’ leading voice opposing nuclear energy and exposing the real dangers of nuclear power plants.