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Attention Journalists

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

EA Dyson
Communications director
202-222-0730
edyson@foe.org

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.

Friends of the Earth petitions NRC to include alarming new seismic data in considering Diablo Canyon license renewal

Oct. 13, 2014 / Posted by: EA Dyson / Categories: Climate and Energy, Diablo News, Diablo Updates, News Releases / Tags: Diablo canyon, Nrc

Request follows dramatic findings that nuclear reactors are surrounded by stronger and interconnected earthquake faults WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth has filed a petition to intervene in the Nuclear Regulatory Commission proceedin...

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Green Climate Fund meeting serves as harbinger of success for 2015 Paris climate summit

Oct. 10, 2014 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Economics for the Earth, News Releases / Tags: Barbados, Climate, Green climate fund, International finance, Paris

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Next week, Barbados -- a small island, developing state threatened by climate-induced sea level rise -- will host a critical board meeting of the United Nations Green Climate Fund. The results of this meeting are crucial t...

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Citing high costs to ratepayers, Friends of the Earth petitions CPUC for shutdown of Diablo Canyon and transition to renewable energy

Sep. 30, 2014 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Climate and Energy, Diablo News, Diablo Updates, News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In its petition filed today with the California Public Utilities Commission, Friends of the Earth called the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant too expensive to operate and called for its replacement with cheaper and more r...

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People’s Climate March unites thousands calling for climate progress from world leaders

Sep. 19, 2014 / Posted by: EA Dyson / Categories: Advocacy, Climate and Energy, Economics for the Earth, News Releases / Tags: Climate, Nyc, People's climate march, Rally

Washington, D.C.— Ahead of next week’s United Nations Climate Summit convened by Secretary –General Ban Ki-moon, the largest climate mobilization in history is expected to take place on the streets of New York City, Sunday, Septe...

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