Friends of the Earth’s blog is a staff-run blog that provides policy analysis, insight and commentary about the environment and other progressive issues, advances our campaigns, and builds momentum for a healthy and just world.

International Finance Corporation Flashes Warning Signs for Green Climate Fund

Jun. 14, 2017 / Posted by: Karen Orenstein / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth / Tags: Green climate fund, International finance, International finance corporation

The IFC doesn’t know what a lot of its money is doing, and that’s bad. Though the subject matter might at first seem a bit dull, a recent monitoring report of the financial sector lending of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) ...

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Sessions is a looming threat to people of color and the planet

Jan. 13, 2017 / Posted by: Judith Browne Dianis, executive director of national office of Advancement Project and Erich Pica, president of Friends of the Earth U.S. / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy, Legal / Tags: Democracy, Senate, Trump

At few points in our generation does Congress seem poised to vote on something so colossally consequential for the wellbeing of people of color. The nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as United States attorney general presents U.S. senators...

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UPDATE: Stand with the Shuar People and Acción Ecológica!

Dec. 30, 2016 / Posted by: Rey Edward / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth / Tags: #chinadevelopmentbank, #chinaeximbank, #langlang, #mirador, #sosacción ecológica, #sosaccionecologica, #sospuebloshuar

Acción Ecológica is still under threat of closure! Today, Acción Ecológica (AE) is asking YOU to stand with them. Tag a picture of yourself on their Facebook page here with a sign that says #SOSAccionEcologica to show...

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