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Power to Memphis: Options for a Reliable, Affordable and Greener Future

The Brattle Report concludes that if MLGW and the City of Memphis were to exercise a clause in their contract with the TVA that allows the utility to terminate its contract in five years, the city could develop an alternative energy supply that could generate cost savings of $240-$333 million per year compared to costs incurred by Memphis under the current TVA plan.

Organic for All: Results of the Organic Diet Biomonitoring Study

In this peer-reviewed study, we compared pesticide levels in the bodies of four American families for six days on a non-organic diet and six days on a completely organic diet. We found that an organic diet rapidly and dramatically reduced exposure to pesticides in just one week.

Toxic Secret: Pesticides uncovered in store brand cereal, applesauce, beans and produce

Friends of the Earth and our allies across the country conducted this testing to discover if pesticide residues are present in foods commonly eaten by children and families found at the top four food retailers in the United States: Walmart, Kroger, Costco and Albertsons/Safeway.

UNESCO Biosphere Letter – Mozambique LNG

We are deeply concerned about the harmful impacts on the critically endangered species and unique ecosystems of Quirimbas Biosphere Reserve, as well as the negative effects on local communities and their rights, as a result of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) development in the Cabo Delgado province in northern Mozambique.

Port of Savannah Shore Power Analysis

This study indicates that using shore power at the Port of Savannah would result in significant financial and fuel savings as well as emission reductions particularly for NOx, BC, CH4, and VOC. Anticipated emissions reductions and financial savings were calculated as described above and can be found in Tables 4 and 5.

Green New Deal Sign-On Letter

As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently warned, if we are to keep global warming below 1.5°C, we must act aggressively and quickly. At a minimum, reaching that target requires visionary and affirmative legislative action in the following areas.

Green New Deal Paper Petition

I am writing today to urge you to take immediate action to advance a strong Green New Deal, and to consider the following principles as the 116th Congress debates climate change legislation and momentum around the country builds for a Green New Deal.

Opposition to marine finfish aquaculture in US waters sign-on letter

Industrial ocean fish farming – also known as open ocean, offshore, or marine finfish aquaculture – is the concentrated cultivation of captive finfish in the ocean, in net pens, pods, cages, or other devices.

AQUAA Act Fact Sheet

The AQUAA Act (S. 3138/H.R. 6966) would bring industrial ocean fish farms to federal waters and endanger marine life.

People Power Now: An Energy Manifesto

As a movement we are powerful when we resist. We have to be – many of us are resisting projects that will destroy our lives and livelihoods, poison our food and water, pollute our air and tear our communities from their land and territories.