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Bernie Sanders best choice to keep coal in the ground

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Obama administration announced today it will conduct a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement to examine the impacts that the federal coal leasing program has on the environment, including climate change. A comprehensive environmental review of the federal coal leasing program has not happened since 1979. This review will likely take many months […]

Friends of the Earth Action launches Sanders 2016 TV ads in Iowa & NH

DONATE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth Action released a television ad today promoting Sen. Bernie Sanders. Entitled, “A bold and fearless voice,” the ads will run in Iowa and New Hampshire ahead of each state’s democratic primary, and will highlight Sanders’ strong records on the environment and unjust trade deals. Friends of the […]

Debate reaction: Sanders is most consistent supporter of core environmental & justice issues

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With a record reaching back three decades, Democratic Presidential Candidate Senator Bernie Sanders demonstrated his support of core environmental and justice issues throughout the first Democratic Debate last night. Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica offered this statement: Of all candidates on the stage in Las Vegas, Sen. Sanders was […]