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.

Friends of the Earth Action congratulates Sen. Sanders on inspiring campaign

More than 13 million Americans voted for this agenda. Sanders' campaign demonstrates to progressives and environmentalists the strength of speaking truth to power by offering bold solutions to the problems facing our country and planet.

Democratic Platform sees progress, needs more work

Thanks to the leadership of Senator Sanders and the power of the grassroots movement that he’s helped foster, the Democratic National Committee Platform has become more progressive.  This is a huge testament to Senator Sanders’ vision and leadership.