Today a coalition of food, farming, food chain worker and environmental groups announced that 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren has signed the No Big Ag Money pledge. The pledge, launched last week calls upon 2020 presidential candidates to reject contributions from large food and agribusiness corporation executives, lobbyists, and PACs.
Today a coalition of food, farming, food chain worker and environmental groups called upon 2020 presidential candidates to pledge to reject contributions from large food and agribusiness corporation executives, lobbyists, and PACs.
The Trump Administration is again taking action to weaken environmental protections. The Council on Environmental Quality's (CEQ) expected new proposal undermines the bedrock protections afforded under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) by weakening the review process and allowing major infrastructure projects to ignore greenhouse emissions.
Warren’s announcement comes despite her presidential campaign’s commitment to raise global standards and enforce environmental accountability in international trade agreements.
With donations from Big Oil and Big Ag, it’s no surprise that Biden has been reluctant to embrace the bold solutions we need. We need candidates who will fight against corporate polluters and eliminate their outsized power in our political system.
We urge the House to vote to impeach Trump and we call on the Senate to try Trump for these crimes and convict him. Every member of Congress has a choice to make between protecting Trump and defending our democracy.
Friends of the Earth Action announced today its first round of endorsements for seven candidates seeking reelection around the country, reaffirming the organization’s support for incumbents who consistently fight to protect our environment and stand up against the corruption of the Trump Administration.
In a letter to campaign supporters sent on Saturday, U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio’s (D-Ore.) campaign declared that he does not support the Jordan Cove LNG terminal.
Activist groups held demonstrations against investment firm BlackRock in Washington D.C. and San Francisco today, as part of a growing movement against financial institutions that profit from fossil fuels and migrant detention.
Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is reportedly being advised on climate issues by David G. Victor, who has accepted at least $7.5 million from British Petroleum over the years and advocated for “clean coal” and corporate polluters.