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Throughout its 45 plus-year history, Friends of the Earth has done extensive policy analysis and reports for all of our campaigns. Below, you can find an archive of policy reports.
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Friends of the Earth’s Cruise Ship Report Card compares the environmental footprint of 15 major cruise lines and 148 cruise ships.
This briefing reviews the state of the existing forest carbon market as well as the costs and benefits of a carbon offset approach for developing countries, indigenous peoples and local communities to inform policy debates at the Durban climate talks. Des
This report examines the harmful impacts of short sea shipping in California and proposes ways to reduce them.
How can the World Bank Group lead on climate finance without an energy strategy to decarbonize its lending portfolio?
This report makes the case that over use of nano-silver as an antimicrobial in an increasing array of consumer products may harm the public.
This report provides recommendations for minimizing the environmental risks associated with polar shipping.
Green Scissors 2011 tackles environmentally harmful spending in four major areas: energy, agriculture, transportation, and land and water.
The United Nations’ negotiations on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation – REDD+ – has become increasingly central in global discussions on climate change. This paper takes on ten misconceptions about the suitability of carbon mar
How the Renewable Fuel Standard mandates the consumption of biofuels that contribute to climate change.
This report examines the underhanded tactics and motivations of TransCanada Pipelines in pushing for approval of its proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline.