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.
People have a right to know where their food comes from and exactly what’s in it, so that they can make informed choices about what they eat.
We cannot let the world’s fossil fuel empires continue to drive government policy toward climate catastrophe.
Instead of handing out endless taxpayer dollars to agribusiness polluters, the Food and Farm Act will provide farmers the support they need to produce abundant, healthy food while protecting our soil, water, climate and pollinators.