A new peer-reviewed study shows an explosion in the toxicity of U.S. agriculture for insects over the past 25 years since neonicotinoid pesticides were introduced. The study found that U.S. agriculture is 48 times more toxic to insect life, and that neonicotinoids account for 92 percent of the increase in toxicity.
Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next top lawyer at the Department of the Interior was placed on hold by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) following revelations that he may have lied to lawmakers about his role in FOIA requests to the agency.
More than 270 community and conservation organizations filed a legal petition today that demands the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency adopt strict new water-pollution limits for industrial plants that create plastic.
The EPA’s refusal to ban chlorpyrifos ignores decades of science showing that this pesticide has irrevocable effects on human health and the environment.
If we want to stop climate change, FERC should commit to a policy of no more fossil fuel infrastructure and put an end to projects like the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
Our current system of agriculture is one of the major contributors to climate change, but it’s also where we should look for transformative and just solutions.
Trump’s delusional speech was full of fraudulent claims taking credit for the benefits of the very rules and agencies he is working to dismantle -- all of which is intended to keep us shackled to fossil fuels and boost profits for his corporate sponsors.
For too long, our tax dollars have subsidized unhealthy, highly processed factory-farmed meat in school lunch. It’s encouraging to see support for healthier, climate-friendly plant-based alternatives...
To be considered a genuine climate leader, DeGette must support a Green New Deal which completely eliminates fossil fuels, the only solution that matches the size and scope of the climate crisis we face.
Friends of the Earth U.S. and Friends of the Earth Action today publicly released a resolution from the two boards of directors calling on Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to begin an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump.