We urge the Biden Administration to act swiftly to end new financing for all parts of the fossil fuel supply chain (including for gas), stop new U.S. fossil fuel support within 90 days across all government institutions, and work with other nations to end fossil fuel financing.
As community leaders, environmental and land defenders, and civil society activists from around the world, we write to you today about your continued failure to recognize and respect the rights of Indigenous Peoples, Afro-descendant peoples, women, and local communities through your investments.
We write to urge you to reject any applications to the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) seeking financing for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) or associated infrastructure and services in Uganda and Tanzania.
As an organization, Friends of the Earth United States (FoE US) submits the following comments in response to United Kingdom government announcement last year to end its financing for oil and gas projects overseas.
52 organizations, including Friends of the Earth, sent a letter to President-elect Biden on criteria for leaders at development and export finance agencies.
As President and Chairman of EXIM between 2009 and 2016, Fred Hochberg presided over the largest expansion of fossil fuel subsidies in the agency’s 86 year history, almost three times more support than EXIM provided during George W Bush’s two terms.
Friends of the Earth writes in strong opposition to the proposed $400 million in support for Pemex, the Mexican state-owned oil company.