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US-EU trade talks end in secrecy

Oct. 11, 2016 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

Today, October 7, 2016 the United States and the European Union conclude week-long negotiations on the foundering Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership in New York City. At this latest negotiating round, held behind closed doors, civil so...

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Vote for the environment

Jul. 29, 2016 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Advocacy, Blog

Dear Friends, I am an eternal optimist. I have to be. Every day, Friends of the Earth confronts some of the largest national and global environmental problems. Our game plan typically strikes at the heart of the problem: Pesticides are killing be...

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Getting the GCF We Fought For

Jul. 7, 2016 / Posted by: Karen Orenstein / Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Economics for the Earth

I’ve just returned from attending the 13th meeting of the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Many of us GCF old-timers[1] can’t help but feel a sense of sincere disappointment. How can anyone who, perhaps naively, looked to the GCF...

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