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Lieberman-Warner Advances out of Committee

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Historic Energy Bill Passes the House

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Groups Demand Action on Poverty and Climate

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U.S. Development, Faith and Environmental Groups Demand Action on Poverty and Climate Change

Announcement comes as U.S. government stalls on assistance for developing countries during UN climate negotiations in Indonesia

Major Victory on California Global Warming Law

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Omnibus Bill Includes Bad Loan Guarantees

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Banks’ Policies Continue to Deviate from Practices

Mind the Gap: BankTrack rates credit policies of 45 banks

New report reveals continuing gap between policies and practice

The banking sector is showing progress in developing credit policies that deal with the social, environmental and human rights aspects of their operations, but this progress is slow and unequal, with some banks leading the way and many lagging far behind. Moreover, there continues to be a worrying gap between adopting stringent policies on the…

Friends of the Earth Opposes Bush’s Blank-Check Bailout

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CONTACT:
Michelle Chan, 415-544-0790 ext. 14
Erich Pica, 202-222-0739

Government response to financial crisis must include fundamental structural reforms; Oversight, re-regulation, and means of returning lost revenue to treasury are needed

Ad Links Nuclear Loan Guarantees to Bush Bailout

WASHINGTON, D.C.—A new ad from Friends of the Earth accuses nuclear industry lobbyists of seeking a “preemptive bailout” from Congress in the form of risky, taxpayer-backed loan guarantees from Congress.

World Bank Climate Initiatives Come Under Fire

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CONTACTS IN WASHINGTON, D.C.:
Nick Berning, 202-222-0748; Janet Redman, 508-340-0464; Steve Kretzmann, 202-497-1033; Samuel Nguiffo, 646-339-5764;

Watchdog groups take aim at new 'Climate Investment Funds;' report exposes World Bank's 256 percent increase in support for coal