EPA publishes draft permit for floating factory farm

The Environmental Protection Agency announced plans for an industrial ocean fish farm to operate in the Gulf of Mexico late Friday afternoon.

Global NGOs: Dirty Dozen Companies Driving Deforestation Must Act Now to Stop the Burning of the World’s Forests

The crises facing the Amazon require innovative solutions that address the root of the problem. The stakes are simply too high to accept half measures or surface-level solutions.

As the Amazon burns, BlackRock named as world’s largest investor in deforestation

As fires rage across the Amazon, a report released today reveals that BlackRock, the world’s largest institutional investor with $6.5 trillion USD in assets, is deeply invested in the sectors most responsible for tropical forest destruction in the Amazon and around the world.

50,000 people tell insurance companies to drop Trans Mountain Pipeline

Representatives with today delivered a petition to Zurich’s Vancouver office signed by more than 50,000 pipeline opponents calling on Zurich and other insurance giants to drop the Trans Mountain Pipeline.

Trump Urged to Block Return of Super-polluting Supersonic Planes

We must hold the aviation industry accountable to the communities around the world that suffer from its outsized contribution to climate change

Minor concessions won’t keep Memphis in the TVA

Friends of the Earth is urging the Tennessee Valley Authority to provide full details of a revised contract for its municipal utilities discussed at a meeting last week of their Board of Directors.

$5 billion in EXIM financing for Mozambique LNG plant fuels U.S. contribution to climate emergency

The U.S. Export-Import Bank’s (EXIM) Board of Directors today voted to approve $5 billion in financing for a liquid natural gas project in Mozambique.

Moderate Democrats climate proposal won’t stop climate catastrophe

The document calls for massive government investment in dangerous false solutions like nuclear and carbon capture and storage at a time when better, cheaper renewable options already exist.

Insurance companies must drop Trans Mountain Pipeline, says global coalition

If the Trans Mountain Pipeline goes forward, there is no way for Canada to meet its climate commitments under the Paris Agreement. It's clear Zurich needs to commit to not insure the pipeline expansion.

Over 80 groups urge Gov. Cuomo to sign Senate bill S5343 and ban brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos

Today, over 80 citizen, agricultural, disability, environmental, health, and labor advocacy groups sent a public letter to Gov. Cuomo urging him to protect the health of children and farmworkers by banning the brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos.