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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.

Introducing the 2013 Goldman Prize winners

Apr. 22, 2013 / Posted by: Adam Russell / Categories: Blog / Tags: Erich pica

This week is always a special week for Friends of the Earth U.S. Around this time every year, the Goldman Environmental Prize announces the recipients of its prestigious award. Modeled after the Nobel Peace Prize, the Goldman Environmental Prize h...

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Robin Hood comes to Congress

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

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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Pro-poor Climate Finance: Is There a Role for Private Finance in the Green Climate Fund?

Apr. 9, 2013 / Posted by: Karen Orenstein / Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Climate and Energy, Economics for the Earth, Publications / Tags: Climate change, Climate finance, Ifc, Karen orenstein, Wall street, World bank

New Report from Friends of the Earth U.S. and Pan African Climate Justice Alliance This week in Washington, DC, U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern is organizing the Ministerial Meeting on Mobilizing Climate Finance. This invitation-o...

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