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Toxic trade deal: Friends of the Earth decries industry efforts to weaken regulation of chemicals associated with breast cancer, autism, infertility

Jul. 24, 2013 / Posted by: Naa-Okailey Annan / Categories: Economics for the Earth, News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on the launch of negotiations for a U.S.-Europe trade deal, the so-called Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. As suggested ...

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Financing Reef Destruction?

May. 6, 2013 / Posted by: Rey Edward / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

A new study from an Australia NGO tells how Chinese financing will potentially devastate the Great Barrier Reef. Yes, you read that correctly. The Great Barrier Reef – home to endangered sea turtles, blue whales, sea snakes, and fragile cor...

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Robin Hood comes to Congress

Apr. 17, 2013 / Posted by: Adam Russell / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

This morning, I joined Representatives Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) as well as the leaders of Health Gap, National Nurses United, National Peoples Action, Demos and Vocal to announce the introduction of the Inclusive Prosperi...

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