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Civil society groups release “Fair Shares NDC” model for revised U.S. climate action pledge under the Paris Agreement

Today, environmental, environmental justice, and international development groups are releasing the “Fair Shares Nationally Determined Contribution” (“Fair Shares NDC”) laying out the measures the United States should commit to carrying out to do its “fair share” of the global effort to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C, Read More

Friends of the Earth Statement on JP Morgan Annual letter

Friends of the Earth released documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act today, revealing JP Morgan Chase’s efforts to lobby senior Trump Treasury officials to bailout the oil industry and its lenders, during the height of the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Friends of the Earth reacts to President Biden’s $3 trillion infrastructure plan

Friends of the Earth welcomes President Biden’s efforts to center climate change, racial equity and support for family-sustaining union jobs in his infrastructure package. Read More

Rep. Ro Khanna announces hearing on ending fossil fuel subsidies on call with climate activists

On an Our Revolution call yesterday with climate experts and activists, U.S. Representative Ro Khanna announced a hearing in the Oversight Environmental subcommittee on ending fossil fuel subsidies. Read More

NEW REPORT: Closing the Dirty Energy Gap

WASHINGTON– Friends of the Earth released a new report today, showing that the federal government could cover decades worth of the state share of revenue from federal fossil fuel leasing with the money Republicans simply handed to corporate polluters in tax breaks. The report comes … Read More

Environmental Groups call out Facebook Climate Change Disinformation

While Facebook admits climate disinformation on its platform is a problem, it continues to fail to stop the spread of disinformation, most recently illustrated by the rampant disinformation surrounding the Texas outages in February. Read More

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Oil, Gas Leases in Central California

Conservation groups sued the Bureau of Land Management today over the Trump administration’s rushed sale of seven oil and gas leases on public lands in Kern County, California. Read More

Nearly 450 Organizations Call on Biden Administration to End Public Finance for Fossil Fuels

In a letter released today, nearly 450 organizations called on the Biden Administration to immediately end all US public financing for fossil fuels, including natural gas. Read More

300+ environment and justice groups demand Congress remove fossil fuels and false solutions from Clean Energy Standard

Sacrificing the very definition of ‘clean’ in order to achieve 100 percent clean energy is self-defeating. Read More

FOE applauds confirmation of Deb Haaland as Secretary of the Interior

The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Deb Haaland as Secretary of the Interior today. She will be sworn-in in the coming days, following an unusually hostile senate hearing. Read More