Friends of the Earth Urges Senate Passage of Stronger Build Back Better Act

Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better (BBB) Act. This landmark legislation makes historic investments in environmental and social programs. Read More

New FERC Commissioner Urged to Prioritize Environmental, Energy Justice

Conservation, Indigenous and environmental justice groups urged Phillips to use his new position to help transform the country’s dangerous fossil fuel energy system into a renewable, resilient and just one. Read More

Despite Environmental Commitments Made at COP, Biden Administration Offers Over 80 Million Acres of Gulf of Mexico for Oil, Gas Drilling

Today, as the Biden Administration offers more than 80 million acres of the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas leasing, Gulf and environmental groups vow to continue their legal challenge to stop this commitment to decades of greenhouse gas emissions. Read More

Greater Chaco Coalition Celebrates New Path Forward for Landscape Protection

For over a century, the federal government has quite literally treated the Greater Chaco Landscape like a national energy sacrifice zone. Read More

250+ Organizations Plea With President Biden to Cancel Unprecedented Oil and Gas Megasale in Gulf of Mexico

Despite assurance of strong climate action, Biden’s Department of Interior will place more than 80 million acres of the Gulf on the auction block for oil and gas development. Read More

United States joins 20+ countries in committing to end international finance for oil, gas, and coal by end of 2022

Today the United States and 24 other countries and institutions from both developed and developing countries committed to end direct international public finance for unabated coal, oil and gas by the end of 2022 and prioritize clean energy finance. Read More

NGOs Release the First Global Oil & Gas Exit List at COP26

NGOs this week launched a new database identifying the largest oil and gas expansionists as well as the companies responsible for the dirtiest and most controversial forms of oil and gas production. Read More

Biden Makes Climate Pledge at Glasgow While Pushing Oil, Gas Leasing in U.S.

U.S. climate groups slammed the Biden administration today for ignoring climate impacts and refusing to stop oil and gas leasing on public lands despite President Biden’s Glasgow pledge to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Read More

President Biden’s Methane Plan Fails to Tackle the #1 Source of Methane Emissions

President Biden’s methane plan fails to tackle the number one source of methane emissions in the United States: animal agriculture. Read More

Facebook responds to climate activists on disinformation

Environmental groups today released an internal letter from Facebook to 16 environmental groups who had sent their demands that the platform reduce climate disinformation during the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow. Read More