Food justice activists hold rally & deliver over 100,000 petition signatures urging Aramark to transition to a more just and sustainable food supply model

Big Food corporations such as Aramark are complicit in many of our biggest problems: climate change, economic inequality, and racial injustice.

Environmental organizations support striking United Autoworkers, urge General Motors to agree to a fair contract

A coalition of environmental organizations today sent a letter to Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, expressing solidarity with the nearly 50,000 autoworkers striking against the corporation.

As world leaders discuss climate action, U.S. government finances massive LNG project that will cause climate chaos

The U.S. Export-Import Bank’s (EXIM) Board of Directors today voted to provide $5 billion in financing for a liquid natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique, making it the largest federal subsidy for a fossil fuel project in the bank’s history.

Jorjani confirmed to be DOI Solicitor

The U.S. Senate today voted to confirm Daniel Jorjani to be the Solicitor of the Department of the Interior. The confirmation comes despite an ongoing investigation into Jorjani’s role in the department’s unethical public records release process.

Friends of the Earth applauds institutional investors’ call to protect the Amazon rainforest, urges Blackrock and others to join

It is essential that investors take action to end deforestation, land grabbing and biodiversity loss in the Amazon, Indonesia and around the world. We are pleased to see over 200 investors voice concern, and we look forward to seeing how these very laudable words are turned into concrete action.

Hundreds of Companies Set to Miss 2020 Deadline to End Deforestation in Supply Chains

For a liveable future, these companies must make good on their promises and cut deforestation, land grabs and human rights abuses out of their supply chains immediately.

New scholarship program for school food and nutrition professionals announced

Plant-based food is an essential pillar in the environmental movement and Friends of the Earth is delighted to reach out to the educational food community to find worthy recipients of these generous scholarships...

Centrist Democratic bills lack leadership and action on climate crisis

With the Senate under Republican control, bills introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives do nothing but send a message. If Democratic centrists stop at half solutions, the climate crisis is only going to get worse.

Friends of the Earth and Earthjustice go to court over NOAA’s lack of FOIA transparency

Friends of the Earth today filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Maryland against the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for violations of the agency’s obligations under the Freedom of Information Act.

Gene-edited animals will intensify factory farming and the climate crisis, could harm human health

A new report from Friends of the Earth and Logos Environmental reveals that the use of gene editing in farm animals poses risks to human health, the environment and animal welfare.