Press Advisory: Community members and environmental groups hold rally to stop Florida Keys from releasing GMO mosquitoes

A broad coalition of concerned community members and environmentalists will gather on June 16, for a rally and press conference to demand the Florida Keys Mosquito Control Board commit to not releasing GMO mosquitoes into their communities.

Trump admin ignores public process requirements to push forward destructive industrial projects

The White House issued another sweeping Executive Order last week stripping key protections for people and our planet to rush forward development. The order will help greenlight projects that disproportionately impact communities of color, even amid national protests over systemic racism and police violence. 

Federal Reserve bows again to Big Oil

On the eve of its expected launch, The Federal Reserve has once again modified the terms of the Main Street lending program, a $600 billion program established with money from the stimulus.

Port communities around the globe decry cruise industry pollution on World Oceans Day

Activists living in port communities around the world who have been fighting the cruise industry for their right to clean air and healthy oceans will hold a first-of-its kind virtual “Rally to Clean Up Cruising” today, Monday, June 8, during World Oceans Day.

New carbon scheme legislation is the wrong solution for our climate and food system

Senators Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) introduced legislation this week pushing farmers to sequester carbon.

Media Advisory: June 8th World Oceans Day rally to clean up cruising

On Monday, June 8th, activists and environmental organizations around the world will join together online for World Oceans Day to urge the cruise industry to clean up its act.

Trump Administration to waive rules, clearing the way for more polluting projects

Trump is expected to sign an executive order today waiving long-standing environmental protection mandates, allowing federal agencies to rush through approval for pipelines, mines, and other destructive, polluting projects.

Friends of the Earth stands in support of Black lives and echoes calls to defund the police

Friends of the Earth U.S. condemns the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Ahmaud Arbery, and the continued state-sanctioned violence against Black people in the United States. Today and every day, we declare Black lives matter.

Advantages and savings in store for Memphis if TVA is dropped, latest study finds

A new report affirmed the savings and advantages available to Memphis if it leaves the Tennessee Valley Authority for lower-cost, greener power, according to a presentation by Siemens Inc. to the Memphis Power Supply Advisory Team (PSAT) last Friday.

EPA fails to oversee disastrous Pebble Mine

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) failed yesterday to invoke its Clean Water Act section 404(q) authority to protect salmon-rich Bristol Bay, Alaska from the dangerous proposed Pebble Mine project.