Updates: news releases and updates

Ready or Not?

May. 14, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Mobilizing Activists, Congress, and the Administration to Help Communities Build Resilience to Climate Change As part of a powerful coalition of international development agencies, faith-based groups, and environmental agencies, Friends of the Ear...

Read More »

Friends of the Earth International Food Sovereignty Meeting

May. 8, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

There are millions of hungry people in the world and someone has to feed them. Small farms that seek to provide healthy food for their surrounding areas are being threatened by large-scale industrial agriculture. To make matters worse, genetically...

Read More »

$400+ Billion in Subsidies for Biofuels

May. 7, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Nick Berning, 202-222-0748 Kate McMahon, 202-222-0715 Biofuels Slated to Receive More than $400 Billion in Federal Subsidies New report from Friends of the Earth documents how biofuels industry gains at taxpayers’ an...

Read More »

Gas Flaring in Nigeria

May. 6, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

An Environmental Health Nightmare Gas flares are created when oil companies burn off extra gas that escapes as a result of oil drilling.

Read More »