Report: ECAs must embed climate in their COVID-19 responses

ECAs (institutions that finance the international operations of corporations from their home country) are the largest public financiers of fossil fuel projects, spending 14 times as much on fossil fuels as clean energy.

Sen. Schumer, Rep. McEachin, progressive and climate advocates speak out against liability waivers in covid stimulus

Mitch McConnell is much more worried about an imaginary epidemic of lawsuits than he is about the real life pandemic hurting the country

Memphis to save $130M by leaving TVA, report says

Memphis Light Gas and Water released its final Integrated Resource Planning report on Monday. The report found that the city of Memphis could save $130 million per year if it decides to leave TVA.

As MLGW temporarily extends moratorium on utility shutoffs, Friends of the Earth urges city to do more

Memphis Light, Gas & Water announced that it will extend the moratorium on utility shutoffs by three weeks.

Mega poultry producer in hot water over fowl advertising, faces joint lawsuit

Sanderson Farms heavily brands itself as “100% Natural” despite routinely feeding its chickens antibiotics and raising them in unnatural industrial sheds.

Friends of the Earth joins a nationwide coalition suit to defend NEPA

Friends of the Earth joined a nationwide coalition of organizations from the environmental justice, outdoor recreation, environmental and conservation communities in filing a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s attack on the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) yesterday.

Friends of the Earth announces formal voluntary recognition of employee union

Friends of the Earth and Friends of the Earth Workers United are proud to announce today the formal recognition of Friends of the Earth’s first-ever collective bargaining unit.

As health crisis worsens, Senate Republicans focus covid relief on polluting corporations

Mitch McConnell released the latest stimulus package for COVID-19 relief in the Senate today.

Friends of the Earth sues Treasury

Friends of the Earth is suing the Treasury Department for violation of the Freedom of Information Act.

Army Corps of Engineers pushes Pebble Mine forward with deeply flawed EIS

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has cleared the way for the Pebble Mine project to move forward after releasing a rushed and inadequate Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on the proposed mine today.