Biden Administration Holds First Public Lands Lease Sales

This action is in direct contradiction to Biden’s campaign promise to stop new oil and gas leasing on public lands. Read More

Friends of the Earth statement on West Virginia v EPA

The Supreme Court issued a decision today in West Virginia v EPA that drastically curtails EPA’s ability to respond to the climate crisis by reducing carbon pollution from power plants. Read More

Groups sue Biden administration over Wyoming oil and gas lease sale

The Wilderness Society and FOE filed a suit over the Biden administration’s decision to offer 123 parcels of federal land for drilling. Read More

Lawsuit Against State Department Prompts Expedited Treatment of Polluter FOIA Request

The U.S. Department of State has reversed its denial of expedited processing for a FOIA request targeting potential polluter influence. Read More

Deny, Deceive, Delay: Documenting and Responding to Climate Disinformation at COP26 and Beyond

A report released today documents the nature of climate disinformation around last year’s international climate conference in Glasgow. Read More

State Department sued over Amos Hochstein FOIA request

A FOIA request has been filed to shine light on potential bias that Amos Hochstein, a former LNG executive, might be bringing to his role. Read More

Report: Big Oil Makes Billions While Society Shoulders Staggering Costs of Public Lands and Waters Drilling

Friends of the Earth released an analysis on the true social cost of carbon if the Biden administration continues allowing Big Oil to drill. Read More

Big Oil rewards Wall Street as price-gouging vote looms

Data shows that oil and gas companies are returning billions more in cash to themselves and their investors amid windfall profits from war. Read More

Amos Hochstein: Diplomat or Fossil Fuel lobbyist?

Friends of the Earth filed a Freedom of Information request targeting the entanglements of Amos Hochstein, Senior Advisor for Energy Security. Read More

Coalition Delivers nearly 80K+ Comments to Bureau of Land Management at Rally To “Truly Honor Chaco”

While a 10-mile buffer is an important step toward permanent protection for the Greater Chaco landscape, fighting the climate crisis demands even bolder action. Read More