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Dirty Business

Apr. 22, 2011 / Posted by: Kelly Trout / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

A new report, Dirty Business: How TransCanada Pipelines bullies farmers, manipulates oil markets, threatens fresh water and skimps on safety in the United States, examines the tactics and motivations of TransCanada Pipelines, one of the continent&...

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2011 Biofools Nominees

Mar. 25, 2011 / Posted by: Becca Connors / Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Climate and Energy

Another Biofools Day is swiftly approaching and we need your help to pick out the biggest Fool of the lot! It has been a good year for Biofools of all shapes and sizes: ethanol subsidies were slipped into the December tax cut deal, EPA approved a ...

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Young voices on climate change

Mar. 23, 2011 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

The Young Voices on Climate Change films present positive success stories of youth, ages 11 to 17, taking the lead in finding local solutions to the climate crisis and reducing the carbon emissions of their homes, schools and communities. The film...

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FAQ on the Nuclear Reactor Crisis in Japan

Mar. 15, 2011 / Posted by: Kelly Trout / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

Friends of the Earth received many questions and comments regarding the unfolding nuclear disaster in Japan. We have compiled several of those questions and will be adding more to this page as more questions come in or as the situation changes in ...

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World Bank Day of Action

Feb. 28, 2011 / Posted by: Karen Orenstein / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

At a World Bank Day of Action protest in Paris, Friends of the Earth France demands, "Free us from fossil fuels!" More pictures here. The climate crisis, driven overwhelmingly by fossil fuels, poses an incredibly serious threat to poor countries....

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