Friends of the Earth Action President arrested with hundreds of Democracy Awakening activists at U.S. Capitol

This morning, Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica of was arrested on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building in an unprecedented mass sit-in to reclaim American democracy from the deep-pocketed and anti-environmental special interests emboldened by the U.S. Supreme Courts’ Citizen’s United ruling.

NY Democratic debate reveals stark difference in candidates’ climate leadership

Whether opposing the Keystone XL pipeline, opposing climate killing trade deals or supporting a carbon tax, Sen. Sanders continues to demonstrate an urgency to act on climate change.

Sec. Clinton attacks Sen. Sanders for demanding stronger climate action

Secretary Clinton is attacking Senator Sanders for daring to acknowledge what scientists know --  we are going to need to do much more on climate change.

Michigan rejects job and planet killing trade deals

In choosing Senator Sanders, the voters of Michigan made it clear that they oppose harmful trade deals that offshore U.S. jobs and destroy our environment.

FOE Action to air Pro-Sanders ads in Colorado

Friends of the Earth Action announced plans to begin airing television ads promoting presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders in Colorado, ahead of the state’s Democratic caucus March 1.

Friends of the Earth Action endorses PG Sittenfeld for Senate

From his willingness to tackle climate change head-on, to his proposal to cleanse Lake Erie of the toxic algae blooms that threaten drinking water from Toledo to Cleveland, PG has repeatedly shown courage and commitment.

Friends of the Earth Action endorses Pramila Jayapal for Congress

State Sen. Jayapal has a strong, progressive record of leadership on the issues most important to FOE Action and our members.

FOE Action set to campaign for Bernie Sanders in Minnesota

People across this country understand that it will take a political revolution to solve the intertwined crises of the environment, income inequality and economic injustice; and Friends of the Earth Action is committed to fostering that revolution from the ground up.

Supreme Court delays climate action

Tonight’s Supreme Court decision has delayed the implementation of the Clean Power Plan while we are running out of time to combat climate change. It did not, however, address the merits of the case.

New Hampshire sends a message; Americans are unhappy with the status quo

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ overwhelming win in News Hampshire builds important momentum in the primary. Following his momentum-building showing in Iowa, Sanders’ victory in the Granite State demonstrates how profoundly his message resonates.