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.

Ahead of KXL NAFTA claim, environmental groups deliver voided $15 billion check to TransCanada office

May. 5, 2016 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Climate and Energy, News Releases / Tags: Climate, Fossil fuels, Keystone xl, Trade

Experts available to discuss future of NAFTA case, TPP WASHINGTON, D.C. - Earlier this year, TransCanada announced plans to sue the United States under NAFTA in a private, unaccountable tribunal for $15 billion in damages because of President Obam...

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Friends of the Earth Europe report exposes U.S.-EU trade deal threat to sustainable family farms

Apr. 29, 2016 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Economics for the Earth, Food and Technology, News Releases / Tags: Factory farming, Food safety, Gmo, Trade

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations between the U.S. and the European Union wind down in New York City today, Friends of the Earth Europe has published a new report showing how the TTIP trade dea...

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Nigerian environmental and human rights advocate visits Sacramento to urge Air Board to reject international forest offsets for state Cap-and-Trade program

Apr. 28, 2016 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Economics for the Earth, News Releases / Tags: Redd

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. — An environmental and human rights advocate traveled from Nigeria to urge the California Air Resources Board to reject a controversial proposal with wide-reaching implications for the global climate and for communities in...

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