FOE Action endorses Paul Clements for U.S. House of Representatives

We need a Representative who values Michigan’s natural resource heritage and will fight to protect it — unlike incumbent Fred Upton, who has not only forgotten this responsibility, but puts the big oil and gas industries above the sixth district’s interests.

FOE Action endorses London Breed for San Francisco Supervisor, District 5

Having served as Supervisor since 2013 (and now Board President), Breed brings a unique blend of life-long San Francisco community knowledge and commitment, as well as progressive policies on reducing and removing pollutants city-wide, and transitioning to clean energy.

FOE Action endorses Deborah Ross for U.S. Senate

The environmental justice movement needs allies like Ross at the national level; we are proud to support her in her journey.

FOE Action endorses Rep. Tammy Duckworth

Iraq war veteran Congresswoman Duckworth brings unique credibility and perspective to the fights for renewable fuel development, energy independence and clean energy job creation.

FOE Action endorses Rep. Chris Van Hollen for U.S. Senate

Chris Van Hollen is exactly the type of thoughtful champion for energy and the environment we need in the U.S. Senate.  He understands the peril of climate change and the urgent need for global and local action on many fronts, including revitalizing the Chesapeake Bay.

FOE Action endorses Catherine Cortez Masto for U.S. Senate

Cortez Masto has played critical roles in fights like halting the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository project and winning a $1 billion settlement for the State of Nevada from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for polluting Lake Mead.

FOE Action endorses Russ Feingold for U.S. Senate

Russ Feingold’s progressive and long-time leadership on environmental, social and economic justice make him a natural ally to Friends of the Earth.

FOE Action endorses Gov. Maggie Hassan for U.S. Senate

We need Gov. Maggie Hassan in the U.S. Senate as a strong advocate for the environment and green energy, greater enforcement of voting rights, and just transition for workers.

Climate activists forcibly removed from American Petroleum Institute-sponsored Politico energy event at DNC in Philadelphia, PA

More than a dozen activists were forcibly removed from the event after openly criticizing the fossil fuel industry and entrenched political leaders.

Vilsack VP pick reinforces pro-corporate Clinton bias

Under Vilsack's leadership, the USDA has aggressively promoted dangerous anti-worker regulations that would speed up poultry kill lines and successfully moved to privatize supervision of worker safety at poultry processing plants.