News Archive


Flame Wars: Report Exposes Misinformation Fueled by Canadian Wildfires

The climate disinformation trends in the U.S. that are blocking climate policy are clearly being echoed in Canada. Read More

Climate Activists Mark President Ajay Banga’s Bullish First Year

Friends of the Earth U.S. and partners marked Ajay Banga’s first year as president of the World Bank Group by exposing the Wall Street ties that are stymieing climate action at the financial institution. Read More

New Study: Dramatic Growth of Manure Digesters on Wisconsin Mega Dairies Brings More Cows, More Pollution

The report finds that all dairies with digesters in the county significantly increased their herd sizes, generating more air and water pollution and more enteric methane emissions. Read More

Environmental Groups Urge Alameda Council to Reject Risky Geoengineering Experiment

It is incredibly disturbing that a group of researchers is developing technology that could have catastrophic impacts on the weather. Read More

Influential IRA Tax Credit Leaves Door Open for Dirty Energy

For the sake of communities and the climate, the 45Y tax credit can’t be another subsidy for dirty energy and Big Oil. Read More

House Republican Farm Bill a Massive Handout to Big Ag, Theft of State and Local Authority

After months of delay, House Republicans released the full text for their Farm Bill proposal. The bill slashes nutrition programs and climate-focused conservation funding in order to boost chemical-intensive commodity crop production. Read More

Conservation Groups Defend the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Decision on the Proposed Pebble Mine

Friends of the Earth is proud to fight alongside our environmental, fishing, and Indigenous allies at every stage to ensure that Pebble Mine remains a distant memory Read More

Historic NY ‘TREES’ Act Passes Both Houses of NY Legislature, Heads to Governor’s Desk

The NY TREES Act would make New York the first U.S. state to prevent its public procurement from driving tropical deforestation, defending the planet from further climate catastrophe. Read More

Friends of the Earth Responds to Lack of Climate Accountability in Senator Chuck Schumer’s AI “Roadmap”

Senator Schumer is slow-walking regulations, giving Silicon Valley a free pass to put profits over people and the planet. Read More

Friends of the Earth Welcomes Promising New World Bank Blueprint for Addressing Health and Environmental Impacts of Big Meat and Dairy, Issues Urgent Call for Action

Today, the World Bank released a new comprehensive blueprint for addressing the giant climate footprint of our industrial food system. Read More