Climate, Justice Groups Demand Schumer Act Against Filibuster

Friends of the Earth and over 70 groups sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Schumer urging him to protect communities and the climate by abolishing the filibuster. Read More

Pallone’s CLEAN Future still a fracking mess

A clean energy standard that qualifies fracked gas is a joke. We need real solutions like solar and storage, not a dirty lifeline for gas, nukes and biomass. Read More

As the US re-enters Paris Agreement, Friends of the Earth Federation urges Biden Administration to do fair share of climate action

President Biden must follow through on his commitment to do more by centering environmental justice in his approach to the climate crisis globally. Read More

“No Love for Polluters:” On Valentine’s Day, Prince George’s residents demanded a ban on more power plants in their community

Over seventy Prince George’s residents used their Valentine’s Day this year to demand that the County Council ban the construction of all future fossil fuel power plants. Read More

Lawsuit Launched Over Army Corps’ Failure to Protect Endangered Wildlife From Nationwide Permit Program

These Nationwide Permits allow streamlined permitting for a range of dirty industries, from oil and gas pipelines to offshore aquaculture, all without fulfilling mandated environmental reviews and consultations. Read More

Work on ConocoPhillips Oil Project in Western Arctic Challenged in Court

The Willow project would have a disastrous impact on the pristine and culturally important landscape of the Western Arctic region and would escalate the global climate crisis. Read More

Friends of the Earth calls new federal lands and waters moratorium ‘a critical first step’

We look forward to working with the Biden Administration during the moratorium to plan a just transition that ends our dependence on oil and gas. Read More

As Biden Prepares to Issue New Rules for Oil & Gas Drilling on Public Lands, Millions of Americans, Hundreds of Groups Call for Permanent Ban on Fracking

Environmental, Indigenous, climate and conservation groups from across the country announced today that they have delivered more than two million petitions and public comments to recent administrations calling for a permanent ban on all drilling and fracking on federal lands. Read More

FOE Statement on Keystone XL pipeline cancellation

This victory belongs to the indigenous communities, Nebraskan farmers and Texan ranchers, and the organizations and activists who fight in the courts and the streets for a safe, climate justice-fueled future. Read More

Friends of the Earth Federation on President Biden’s announcement to rejoin Paris Agreement

This is a first step on a long journey to rebuilding international trust - trust that President Biden can only earn by acting equitably on the climate crisis as if the fate of our common home and billions of people depended on it. Read More