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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.

In fighting deforestation, lets celebrate our victories: but beware the law of unintended consequences

Aug. 13, 2014 / Posted by: Jeff Conant / Categories: Blog, Food and Technology, Oceans and Forests / Tags: Forests, Jeff conant, Palm oil, Synthetic biology

Campaigns to transform the palm oil industry are having clear success on many fronts: Over twenty companies worldwide, including Unilever, Cargill, Wilmar, and Pepsico, have adopted sustainable palm oil policies of varying strengths in the past f...

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Making sense of DOE’s insensible proposals to change LNG export decision-making procedures

Jul. 29, 2014 / Posted by: Luisa Abbott Galvao / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy, Issue Briefs / Tags: Fossil fuels, Fracking, Luisa abbott galvao

July 21, 2014, marked the close of the Department of Energy’s comment period for its proposed changes to liquefied natural gas export decision-making procedures. Along with the Sierra Club and the Americans Against Fracking coalition, Friend...

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