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.

Progressive and conservative groups question White House representation of Trans Pacific Partnership investment chapter

Mar. 3, 2015 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Economics for the Earth, News Releases / Tags: Tpp, Trade, Trans pacific partnership

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) published an op-ed in The Washington Post opposing the “Investor-State Dispute Settlement” chapter of the Trans Pacific Partnership. In response to Warren’s p...

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State of the Union: President Obama’s trade deal would undercut income inequality reductions, while doubling down on climate inaction

Jan. 20, 2015 / Posted by: EA Dyson / Categories: Climate and Energy, Economics for the Earth, News Releases / Tags: Climate, Energy, State of the union, Tpp, Trade, Ttip

WASHINGTON, D.C. — During his 2015 State of the Union Address, President Obama set forth a broad spectrum of initiatives on issues ranging from economics and education to competitiveness and the environment. Friends of the Earth President Er...

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Baucus and Camp introduce legislation to rush trade deals past Congress

Jan. 9, 2014 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Economics for the Earth, News Releases / Tags: Baucus, Fast track, Tafta, Tpp, Trade promotion authority, Trans atlantic trade agreement, Trans pacific trade agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and Representative Dave Camp (R-Mich.), introduced “Fast Track” or trade promotion authority legislation today. If approved, Fast Track could expedite congressional approval of two ...

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