We cannot let Duke Energy and Dominion Energy continue to stand in the way of a transition to 100% renewable energy, wreak destruction and corrupt democracy.
Thanks to our members in North Carolina, we successfully stopped Duke’s money from superseding public interest.
We thank our members for speaking out and working to take on the most powerful industry on the planet. Your voices helped fund projects that will save our planet, not destroy it.
At a time when scientists tell us we must keep fossil fuels in the ground, New York City is fighting against a dangerous fossil fuel project that would worsen the climate crisis.
Across the country, hundreds of local governments have stepped up in the wake of the Environmental Protection Agency’s failure to properly regulate toxic pesticides. Leading cities and municipalities have enacted policies to restrict or ban pesticides that harm people, pollinators and the planet.
Ryan Zinke has now followed in the footsteps of former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt: leaving under the weight of his accumulating misdeeds.
As the Blue Wave of Democrats comes to power in the House, they must act quickly to enact policies that will end our dependence on fossil fuels and invest in clean, renewable energy and agricultural systems not controlled by major corporations.
Since Friends of the Earth was founded 40 years ago, we have been the United States’ leading voice opposing nuclear energy and exposing the real dangers of nuclear power plants.
For 40 years, Friends of the Earth has been a leading voice in the U.S. in opposing nuclear reactors. In the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster, it is clear that there can and must be a thorough debate on our energy future and the need to move beyond this dangerous and dirty technology to the clean renewable energy and efficiency technologies of the 21st century.
California’s laws are an important and concrete step toward blocking the Trump administration’s pro-oil agenda, and we encourage other states to push back and send a clear message that our country’s coasts are not for sale.