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.

New: From Genetically Engineered Corn to Cows

Apr. 16, 2010 / Posted by: IIlluminato / Categories: Blog

The spread of genetic engineering (GE) technology exacerbates the corporate consolidation occurring in the seed industry. This trend will continue, if not worsen, in livestock once the genetically engineering and cloning of animals is commercializ...

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The Battle of The Corn Ethanol Tax Credits Begins...

Mar. 30, 2010 / Posted by: KMcmahon / Categories: Blog

In late March, Representative Earl Pomeroy introduced a bill that would extend the tax credits for corn ethanol by five years. The cost of extending the tax credits for corn ethanol would be over $31 billion dollars, with practically no impact on ...

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Who is the Biggest Biofool?

Mar. 17, 2010 / Posted by: KTrout / Categories: Blog

Biofools Day is rapidly approaching! We’re calling out some of the biggest promoters of harmful industrial biofuels. We’ve highlighted five major biofuels proponents, including corporate executives, industry lobbyists, and government r...

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