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.

2011 Biofools Nominees

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

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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World Bank Day of Action

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

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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