Just last month, TransCanada spilled 210,000 gallons of oil from one of the Keystone pipeline just north of the new route
Over 1,200 emails released under open records requests reveal that the U.S. military is now the top funder and influencer behind a controversial genetic extinction technology known as “gene drives” – pumping $100 million into the field.
The world simply cannot meet its climate targets unless high meat-consuming nations like the U.S. substantially cut emissions associated with meat- and dairy-intensive diets.
Friends of the Earth, Food and Water Watch, Environmental Advocates of New York and other allies, along with New York activists and parents gathered outside of Senator Chuck Schumer’s Manhattan office today to protest proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency.
Friends of the Earth activists across the country held rallies, delivered letters and made calls today urging Senators to defend the Environmental Protection Agency from the deep cuts proposed by the Trump Administration and Republicans in Congress.
The intransigent Department of the Interior continues to hand over America’s public lands to fossil fuel companies despite intense public opposition. Zinke’s refusal to turn over information about these decisions reeks of corruption.
Trump’s rewrite of NAFTA is likely to compound the harms of this system imposed on family farmers, workers, consumers, animal welfare and the environment.