News Archive


Friends of the Earth Responds to Passage of Inflation Reduction Act

The Inflation Reduction Act represents the best Congress can do to address the climate crisis in this moment. Read More

Congress Urged to Boost Appropriations for Biden’s Clean Energy Orders

Dozens of groups urged leaders to increase funding for executive orders to spur renewable energy production under the Defense Production Act. Read More

Biden’s five-year drilling plan would exacerbate climate disaster

The DOI issued a draft five-year offshore oil and gas drilling plan, which is opposed by coastal communities and national climate groups. Read More

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

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

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

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

Friends of the Earth Statement on EPA’s Final Strategic Plan

The EPA's 2022-2026 strategic plan unfortunately omits a plan to address the environmental impacts of animal agriculture and factory farming. Read More

Biden Sides with Big Oil Barons and Wall Street in EU Gas Deal

President Biden's decision to supply the EU with LNG exports won't alleviate the crisis in Ukraine and will spell danger for the climate. Read More