Secretary Clinton’s statement on the Trans Pacific trade deal is a step forward but insufficient

Secretary Clinton has been slow to respond to Americans’ concerns about the profound threat posed by the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement.

FOE Action welcomes Clinton KXL opposition

This is an important about-face for Clinton, who was initially inclined to support the pipeline during her tenure as Secretary of State.

Friends of the Earth Action endorses Bernie Sanders for president

Sen. Sanders’ bold ideas and real solutions to addressing climate change, inequality and promoting a transformative economy that prioritizes public health and the environment over corporate profits, have earned him an enthusiastic endorsement from Friends of the Earth Action.

Jeb Bush rejects energy subsidies

It’s heartening to hear that Gov. Bush sees the absurdity of Big Oil subsidies, especially since campaign cash from polluters has blinded so many of our elected officials.

Oregon’s GMO labeling initiative narrowly defeated by record chemical and junk food company spending

Chemical companies are digging deep into their pockets to fight these labeling laws for one reason--to protect their pesticide and GMO seed profits.

Pipe dream blocked; Keystone XL bill fails in Senate

By taking her last stand on a pipeline that does not even enter Louisiana, Sen. Landrieu has sardonically chosen oil company profits over the people of her state. Sen. Landrieu’s dominance of energy issues within the Senate Democratic caucus would ensure six more years of legislative inaction on climate change -- six years the American people cannot afford.

Friends of the Earth Action endorses candidates in 2014 elections

riends of the Earth Action announces its endorsement of several gubernatorial, Senate and House candidates around the nation, throwing support behind candidates whose positions represent the best leadership on the issues most important to FOE Action and its members.

New political ad reminds voters that Mitt Romney made climate change a punchline

The campaign, led by Forecast the Facts and Friends of the Earth Action, is releasing a new political advertisement today, “Romney vs. Sandy.”

President Obama breaks his climate silence in MTV interview

Thank you Mr. President for breaking the climate silence that has enveloped the 2012 presidential campaign.  Climate change is having a dramatic impact on the United States and the world.

In third and final debate, climate silence continues

President Obama and Governor Romney have once again failed the American people by not using the debate to talk about the most serious threat to our economy, our security and way of life: climate change.