70+ Organizations Oppose CARB Chair Mary Nichols for EPA

Over 70 organizations, led by California-based environmental justice groups, sent a letter to President-Elect Biden on Tuesday urging him to reject Mary Nichols as a prospective nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Nichols has served as the Chair of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) since 2007. Read More

100+ groups oppose latest nuclear bailout scheme

Over 100 groups sent a letter today to Senators opposing the American Nuclear Infrastructure Act, a pro-nuclear bill scheduled for markup today in the Environment and Public Works Committee. Read More

U.S shamefully departs Paris Agreement

WASHINGTON- The United States officially departed the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change today. This follows a yearlong waiting period triggered by the Trump Administration’s formal notification to the UN of the U.S. departure. In response, Karen Orenstein, director of the… Read More

222 organizations reject “Growing Climate Solutions Act”

222 farmer, farmworker, environmental justice, climate, environmental, faith-based, animal welfare, and other groups today wrote to Members of Congress to urge them to oppose to the Growing Climate Solutions Act (S. 3894/H.R. 7393). Read More

Trump’s Corporate Bailout Spurs $100B Fossil Fuel Borrowing Binge

Oil and gas companies have issued nearly $100 billion in new bonds since the Trump administration’s COVID-19 corporate bailout began in March, a new report released today by Friends of the Earth, Public Citizen, and BailoutWatch found. Read More

Friends of the Earth condemns passage of Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act

This extraordinarily expensive pipe dream is just false rhetoric propagated by the fossil fuel industry in an attempt to save itself. Read More

Over 100 Groups Oppose Democrats’ Energy Bill as Insufficient

Over 100 groups — including major environmental, climate and progressive organizations — released a letter urging members of Congress to oppose the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act (HR 4447) Read More

Green Groups Statement on Facebook’s Policy Climate Science Information Center

Facebook admits climate disinformation on its platform is a rampant problem, but is only taking half measures to stop it. Read More

COVID-19 and Oil Workers’ Dangerous Conditions: 40+ Organizations Urge Secretary Bernhardt to Reduce Disease Risk

Over 40 organizations sent a letter today to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, U.S. Coast Guard, and the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration urging them to address recent outbreaks of COVID-19 in the oil and gas industry that put workers and nearby communities at risk. Read More

Lumbee Tribal Council passes resolution opposing Robeson LNG Pipeline

Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas must stop the silencing of indigenous people and the mistreatment of their territories Read More