News releases

Attention Journalists

For more information or to set up an interview with one of our experts, please contact:

Kate Colwell
Media relations manager

Our news releases are where you can find some of the latest news and breaking updates from our campaigns for climate and energy solutions, safe food and technology, healthy oceans and ecosystems and economic policies that put people before polluters, as well as statements on behalf of our organization made by our president, Erich Pica.

Journalists who wish to arrange an interview or to acquire more information are encouraged to contact our media team at the phone number and email address in the box to the right.

THURSDAY: Environmental groups to protest Japanese and JBIC coal financing and controversial Batang coal-fired power plant

Mar. 30, 2016 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Economics for the Earth, News Releases / Tags: Climate finance, Cop, Fossil fuels

Japanese Prime Minister Abe set to visit Washington, D.C. later this week WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the eve of the April 6 deadline to secure financing for the controversial Batang coal-fired power plant in Indonesia, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe i...

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Response to Green Climate Fund and appropriations package

Dec. 16, 2015 / Posted by: Karen Orenstein / Categories: Climate and Energy, Economics for the Earth, News Releases / Tags: Climate, Climate change, Climate finance, Economic policy, Green climate fund, Karen orenstein

Washington, D.C. - The appropriations package released late last night does not block funding for the Green Climate Fund. Karen Orenstein, senior analyst at Friends of the Earth U.S., had the following response: This is a rebuke to those Congress...

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