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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.

Dispatch from Poland: The Outline

Dec. 2, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

We arrived this past weekend in Poznan, Poland to attend the 14th annual meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), also known as the 14th Conference of Parties. Official representatives – or “delega...

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Help us fight new nukes in the U.S.

Nov. 18, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

For the first time in decades, the nuclear power industry is considering building new nuclear reactors in the United States. They claim that nuclear power is a solution to global warming, but that’s just not true. Indeed, nuclear power costs...

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Climate change disclosure in SEC filings

Nov. 18, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Automobile, Insurance, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, and Utilities Companies This report is Friends of the Earth’s fifth annual review of climate change reporting in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings of automobile, manufacturi...

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The facts about cruise ships

Nov. 3, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog, Oceans and Forests

Cruise Ships Generate Vast Quantities of Waste Cruise ships generate hundreds of thousands of gallons of human sewage and offer a host of amenities that create pollutants, including dry-cleaning, pools, hair salons, restaurants, photo processing, ...

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