News releases

Attention Journalists

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

EA Dyson
Communications director

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.

Rogers' rider throws climate and communities under the bus

Dec. 10, 2014 / Posted by: EA Dyson / Categories: Advocacy, Climate and Energy, Economics for the Earth, News Releases / Tags: Bill, Climate, Ex-im, Export-import bank, President obama

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Friends of the Earth expressed outrage at a rider attached by House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY) to the FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill , a provision which seeks to prevent enforcement of landmark clim...

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9 groups react to retrograde fossil fuel support in Omnibus Appropriations legislation

Jan. 15, 2014 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Economics for the Earth, News Releases / Tags: Barbara mikulski, Ex-im, Export-import bank, Harold rogers, Omnibus appropriations, Opic, Overseas private investment corporation

Washington, D.C. — Polluter-funded politicians are attempting to use Omnibus Appropriations legislation to increase taxpayer support for building coal plants overseas. This would undermine President Obama's new climate policy, which stops ma...

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