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As world leaders discuss climate action, U.S. government finances massive LNG project that will cause climate chaos

The U.S. Export-Import Bank’s (EXIM) Board of Directors today voted to provide $5 billion in financing for a liquid natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique, making it the largest federal subsidy for a fossil fuel project in the bank’s history.

Jorjani confirmed to be DOI Solicitor

The U.S. Senate today voted to confirm Daniel Jorjani to be the Solicitor of the Department of the Interior. The confirmation comes despite an ongoing investigation into Jorjani’s role in the department’s unethical public records release process.

Friends of the Earth applauds institutional investors’ call to protect the Amazon rainforest, urges Blackrock and others to join

It is essential that investors take action to end deforestation, land grabbing and biodiversity loss in the Amazon, Indonesia and around the world. We are pleased to see over 200 investors voice concern, and we look forward to seeing how these very laudable words are turned into concrete action.

Hundreds of Companies Set to Miss 2020 Deadline to End Deforestation in Supply Chains

For a liveable future, these companies must make good on their promises and cut deforestation, land grabs and human rights abuses out of their supply chains immediately.

New scholarship program for school food and nutrition professionals announced

Plant-based food is an essential pillar in the environmental movement and Friends of the Earth is delighted to reach out to the educational food community to find worthy recipients of these generous scholarships...

Centrist Democratic bills lack leadership and action on climate crisis

With the Senate under Republican control, bills introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives do nothing but send a message. If Democratic centrists stop at half solutions, the climate crisis is only going to get worse.

Friends of the Earth and Earthjustice go to court over NOAA’s lack of FOIA transparency

Friends of the Earth today filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Maryland against the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for violations of the agency’s obligations under the Freedom of Information Act.

Gene-edited animals will intensify factory farming and the climate crisis, could harm human health

A new report from Friends of the Earth and Logos Environmental reveals that the use of gene editing in farm animals poses risks to human health, the environment and animal welfare.

WOTUS repeal lets polluters endanger communities and the environment for a profit

The EPA’s callous decision endangers communities and threatens our environment. Corporations will now be given free to rein pollute our waterways and put millions of American lives at risk.

OPIC votes to accelerate climate crisis

The board of directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation late yesterday approved $450 million in financing for a series of unconventional oil and gas projects in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta region.