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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.

Senate Must Fix Biofuels Mistakes

Jul. 22, 2009 / Posted by: KMcmahon / Categories: Blog

Many bad deals were made to help pass a major climate and energy bill in the House. Some of the most egregious were brokered on behalf of corporate agribusiness by Rep. Collin Peterson (D - Minn.) and his Agriculture Committee. Now we have to pres...

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Global Warming Pollution from Ships to be Discussed at IMO

Jul. 15, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

New international regulations to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from ships will be considered in London next week at the United Nation’s International Maritime Organization meeting which is being held from July 13 to July ...

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Ship Shape: Cleaner Ships Save Lives!

Jul. 6, 2009 / Posted by: MKeever / Categories: Blog

Nine years and two court battles after Friends of the Earth first demanded that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) craft more protective air pollution limits for large ships, the agency announced proposed cleaner air pollution standard...

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Rep. Pete Stark's Courageous Stand on Climate Change

Jun. 28, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: Blog

Statement of Brent Blackwelder, Friends of the Earth President, on June 26, 2009 regarding Rep. Pete Stark's vote on the American Clean Energy and Security Act: Today, Congressman Pete Stark took a courageous stand in voting against the American C...

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