Ex-Im Bank not supporting this dirty coal plant is a victory against Trump’s promotion of fossil fuels at the expense of our climate and local communities.
The Export-Import Bank dodged a bullet today when a Senate committee voted down Scott Garrett, a climate change denier and bigot.
We now expect all other public and private finance institutions to follow the World Bank’s lead and end fossil fuel financing once and for all.
Trump’s actions demonstrate callous disregard — and possibly even genuine malevolence — toward people in poor countries whose lives and livelihoods have been threatened, diminished, and in some cases destroyed by the devastating effects of climate change.
“Trump is more than just a global embarrassment – he’s a danger to our planet and everyone living on it."
The Green Climate Fund must do better to meet developing countries’ needs as they face the climate crisis.
History will harshly judge the Trump Administration’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement. By denying climate change and failing to act, Trump has put us on a path beset with increased famine, poverty, disease and death for millions of people in the U.S. and across the globe.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – It is being reported today that Donald Trump has decided to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris Agreement. Friends of the Earth U.S. President Erich Pica made the following statement about today’s reports: Donald Trump is on a mission to sacrifice our planet to the fossil fuel industry. By pulling out of the Paris Agreement, Trump will make the United States the world’s foremost climate villain. The rest of the…
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Donald Trump’s advisors and cabinet officials will convene a meeting tomorrow to consider the United States’ commitment to the Paris Agreement, according to reports. The two choices under consideration are weakening our already inadequate commitment under the Agreement or pulling out of the pact altogether. Ahead of the meeting, Energy Secretary Rick Perry lobbied for Trump to stay within the Agreement but to renegotiate the terms, while EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt lobbied…