News Archive


Friends of the Earth Applauds Monument Designations for Avi Kwa Ame and Castner Range

WASHINGTON – Today, the Biden administration officially designated Avi Kwa Ame and Castner Range as national monuments. This victory is the result of years-long advocacy campaigns led by Tribes, frontline and conservation groups working with the Honor Avi Kwa Ame and Castner Range… Read More

Friends of the Earth Responds to Tik Tok’s New Climate Misinformation Policy

We applaud policies that address climate disinformation and encourage all social media platforms to adopt policies that protect their users. Read More

Friends of the Earth International on IPCC Report: Betting on carbon removal is dangerous

Today’s IPCC AR6 Synthesis Report confirms that human activity has caused a level of warming that is unprecedented in the last 2,000 years. The impacts of climate change are most keenly felt in vulnerable regions, where a storm, drought or flood is 15 times more likely to kill people. Read More

Lawsuit Launched Over U.S. Delay on Petition to Phase Out Oil Drilling on Public Lands

Conservation groups today filed a notice of their intent to sue the U.S. Interior Department for failing to respond to a petition to phase out oil and gas extraction on public lands. Read More

60+ Groups Form Alliance Against Faulty Offsets, Dirty Energy in Farm Bill

Today, leading food, farming, Indigenous, faith and climate advocacy groups announced the public launch of the Alliance Against Farm Bill Offsets. Read More

Conservation groups sue to stop the Willow Oil Project in Alaska’s Western Arctic

Earthjustice filed a lawsuit today on behalf of conservation groups, together with NRDC (the Natural Resources Defense Council), to stop the massive Willow oil drilling project in Alaska’s Western Arctic, which the Biden Administration approved on March 13. Read More

Biden breaks major international climate promise as other countries make good on commitment to end fossil fuel finance

The Biden Administration has broken a major promise to end its international public finance for fossil fuels, a new report by Oil Change International highlights. Read More

Conservation Groups Sue DOE Over Stalled Review of Methane Gas Export Policy

Conservation groups sued the Department of Energy (DOE) today for failing to timely respond to their petition for rulemaking calling on the agency to issue regulations defining whether proposed gas exports are consistent with the public interest. Read More

Friends of the Earth Slams Biden Approval of Climate Disaster Willow Project

Today, the Biden Administration’s Bureau of Land Management announced its approval of the ConocoPhillips Willow Project in the Western Arctic, the largest oil extraction project ever proposed on federal lands Read More

PepsiCo, FrieslandCampina suspend palm oil sourcing from rogue company over human rights violations

Last week, PepsiCo and FrieslandCampina confirmed they have suspended sourcing from Astra Agro Lestari (AAL) following investigations into environmental and human rights violations by the palm oil company in Central and West Sulawesi, Indonesia. Read More