Expansion of Deforestation Free Funds enables investors to see rainforest destruction hidden in mutual funds

Everyone with an IRA or a 401(k) has the power to pressure investment firms to change their practices and stop funding the destruction of our planet and our communities. Deforestation Free Funds unleashes that power, for good.

Friends of the Earth U.S. Statement of Solidarity with Unist’ot’en Camp and Wet’suwet’en Leadership

Friends of the Earth U.S. stands in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and their peaceful efforts to protect their territories against a violent and regressive energy agenda and the brutal enforcement tactics being waged upon them.

GOP climate solution doubles as oil subsidy

Republicans today unveiled four bills aimed at outlining their vision to act on climate change.

Groups sue over industrial ocean fish farm permit in Washington State

Environmental groups today filed suit to block a major offshore aquaculture plan that could have catastrophic impacts on the health of Puget Sound.

Sen. Carper bill kicks the climate can to 2050

Senator Carper’s opening bid falls far short of what the climate crisis demands. We need binding emission reduction targets, in line with what climate justice and historical responsibility demand, far sooner than 2050.

Trump’s final budget enshrines climate denial, war and cruelty into conservative manifesto

The Trump Administration released its final budget this afternoon, calling once again for steep cuts to the agencies and programs that protect our climate, air, water and wildlife.

BlackRock’s Agribusiness Engagement Guidelines Draw Scrutiny from Environmental Groups

Environmental groups Amazon Watch and Friends of the Earth released an analysis today of BlackRock’s newly released statement on its engagement with agribusiness – the second leading driver of the climate crisis after fossil fuels. The analysis highlights weaknesses in BlackRock’s approach to agribusiness, including the company’s failure to explain how it will adhere to international human rights norms and hold companies accountable.

Corteva Agriscience announces it will stop making chlorpyrifos

Corteva Agriscience, the main manufacturer of chlorpyrifos, a pesticide linked to brain damage in children, announced today that they will stop production of the pesticide by the end of the year.

Holmes Beach, Fla. joins neighbors to oppose industrial ocean fish farming

Three communities along the gulf coast of Florida have moved swiftly to oppose industrial ocean fish farming off the state’s coastline.

Environmental groups demand Congress protect the right to organize unions

As organizations dedicated to a sustainable future, we believe that such a future must include fair treatment for the people and communities working to build a clean and thriving economy...