From climate change to clean water, from healthy forests to safer food, progress on our most important environmental priorities is being crippled by the outsized role of money in politics.
From nuts and soybeans, to squash and cucumbers, from apples, oranges, cherries and blueberries, to avocados, peaches and melons, bees play a critical role in producing the food we eat.
Friends of the Earth Action is excited to announce our new campaign to prevent genetically engineered fish from hitting our dinner plates: the Campaign for Genetically Engineered (GE)-Free Seafood.
We can refuse to act and let the planet itself continue to levy its own version of the carbon tax – one that costs taxpayers more and more each year and devastates lives and livelihoods in the process.
Senator Kerry has spent many years calling for more ambitious and decisive action to combat climate change, and as secretary of state he will have the chance to turn those words into reality.
Congratulations to President Obama on his re-election and thanks for his acknowledgement in his acceptance speech of the ‘destructive power of a warming planet.’
How President Obama and Governor Romney respond to these questions will speak volumes to their understanding of the greatest challenges to U.S. domestic and foreign policy-- climate change.
After Tuesday night's second round of presidential climate silence, the national media started to take notice. Below is a sample of articles noting and criticizing the essential issue that was left conspicuously missing in the debates.
A trend of climate silence and fossil fuel devotion has emerged over the past months in both campaigns, despite pushes from environmental groups and the media.
Vice President Biden and Representative Ryan sparred over numerous issues regarding both domestic and foreign policy, but the topics of greenhouse gases and clean energy were barely acknowledged.