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Friends of the Earth Condemns Senate Vote on Growing Climate Solutions Act

This tees up a deeply flawed bill that would establish soil carbon markets which threaten the climate, environmental justice communities, and our farm economy. Read More

New research highlights $84 billion tax giveaway to Big Oil

One of the biggest presents Trump ever sent to the oil industry was hidden on page 157 of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Read More

Trans Mountain Insurer Argo Group Commits to Cut Ties with the Pipeline Company

Trans Mountain insurer and Lloyd’s of London syndicate Argo Group has pledged to cut ties with the existing Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline when its current insurance policy expires on August 31, 2021, and to not insure the Trans Mountain Expansion Project Read More

Friends of the Earth Applauds Twitter’s Climate Topic

Twitter has taken a positive step which shows it is possible to have online conversations about science that don’t include climate denial. Read More

California moves to disentangle its spending from global deforestation

AB 416, the California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act, ensures that state contracts are not playing part in the commodity-driven deforestation crisis in either the boreal or tropics. Read More

Lawsuit Seeks Public Accountability for U.S. Financing of Climate-Damaging International Projects

Environmental groups sued the United States International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) today for illegally exempting itself from the Sunshine Act, which requires multi-member federal agencies to open deliberations to the public. Read More

In Court, Justice Department Defends Trump’s Approval of Large Oil-Drilling Project in Western Arctic

The Department of Justice filed a legal brief yesterday defending the Trump administration’s approval of the Willow Master Development Plan in Alaska. Read More

Activists Take Demands to Stop Selling Cancer-Linked Roundup to Lowe’s CEO’s Doorstep

Lowe’s is under renewed pressure to stop selling Roundup after campaigners installed a giant billboard outside of the Lowe’s CEO's mansion. Read More

Activists Take Demands to Stop Selling Cancer-Linked Roundup to Home Depot CEO’s Doorstep

For event images, click here Atlanta, GA — Home Depot is under renewed pressure to stop selling the controversial weedkiller Roundup after campaigners installed a giant billboard outside of the Home Depot CEO, Craig Menear’s mansion. The video billboard features… Read More

Cardin backs $50 billion nuke bailout

Giving a $50 billion taxpayer subsidy to old, unprofitable nuclear reactors would be a massive, short-sighted waste of money in the fight against climate change. Read More