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Friends of the Earth produces factsheets to educate the public about policies being advanced in Congress and by the administration. Below you will find the most recent fact sheets. Click the project name (in parenthesis) to filter publications by project area.
The target of this fact sheet is the blender’s subsidy, which is a more-than-$5-billion annual tax credit that goes to oil companies that blend ethanol into conventional gasoline. This subsidy is due to expire at the end of this year.
This fact sheet examines the environmental impacts of industrial corn farming for ethanol.
This fact sheet lays out the truth behind some of the false claims laid out by corporate ethanol supporters.
The U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement and in particular its investment chapter and the side agreement on autos threaten to undermine environmental and climate protection policies in both countries.
This issue brief explains how the Advanced Research Project Agency - Energy funds risky synthetic biology research (for applications such as biofuels).
California's approach towards REDD credits -- offsets generated from avoiding deforestation or degradation in tropical countries -- will undermine both environmental and financial market integrity of the state's climate policy.
Tax laws influence where we live, what we eat, how we treat wildlife, what crops we plant and how rapidly we cut down forests. By weaving a set of tax laws that match our society’s values, we can address environmental problems.
This fact sheet gives an overview of the fossil fuel industry giveaways proposed for elimination in President Obama's Fiscal Year 2012 budget.
This fact sheet provides an overview of the dangers posed by nuclear reactors in the U.S.
This issue brief details how the Department of Energy’s Title XVII loan guarantee program has largely functioned as a massive subsidy for nuclear power plants.