Friends of the Earth Action applauds Governor Inslee for outlining concrete steps to transition our economy in just manner while creating good jobs and healthier communities. We call on other candidates to show us exactly how they would build a more equitable world as they phase out fossil fuels.
In many ways, Biden’s plan reads like an Obama Administration ‘greatest missed opportunities list.’ To avert climate catastrophe, we must end the extraction and burning of all fossil fuels, period.
Today, Friends of the Earth Action signed an open letter that was sent to all 2020 presidential candidates urging them to make comprehensive democracy reform an integral part of their campaign platforms.
Joe Biden’s climate moderation is a presidential disqualification. Seeking middle ground with the fossil fuel industry in 2019 is tantamount to climate denial.
Inslee’s 100% Clean Energy for America Plan shows that he understands just how serious the climate crisis is and that he is committed to taking this fight to the national level.
Alfred Brownell, a Liberian human rights lawyer and recipient of the 2019 Goldman Environmental Prize for Africa, and a group of environmental activists protested at the San Francisco headquarters of global asset manager BlackRock this morning.
When confronted by organizers with Friends of the Earth Action, newly announced presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke refused to support a Green New Deal that phased-out fossil fuels, including fracked natural gas, which he strongly supported in 2018.
Environmental activists and members of Friends of the Earth Action were arrested during today’s confirmation hearing for Andrew Wheeler in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Wheeler is the acting administrator of the EPA and is nominated to lead the agency as its full-time administrator.
As an attorney in North Carolina, Earls has been a champion for justice, taking on multiple cases central to protecting communities and the environment in North Carolina. Friends of the Earth Action endorsed Earls in September.