Friends of the Earth

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Groups Sue Feds Over Climate Effects of Coal Leasing

FOE and WORC are seeking the first comprehensive review of the federal coal-leasing program since 1979. “Since that time, scientific evidence has established…
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Report: Keystone XL Pipeline Will Raise Gas Prices, Hurt Economy

Consumer Watchdog released a groundbreaking report today that asks and answers the following question: What economic effect will the Keystone XL oil pipeline…
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Watchdog Group Calls Chevron’s $2.5m Super PAC Donation Illegal

A collection of government watchdog and environmental organizations has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) against Chevron and the Congressional…
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Friends of the Earth “Make It Better Campaign” Starts With Smartphones

A new Friends of the Earth campaign published a report that focused on tin mining in Indonesia, and calls out Samsung and Apple…
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The Oil and Gas Industry’s Take on “Dealing with NGOs”

What do oil and gas say about Environmental NGOs when they think no one is watching?
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NGO Collaboration Required For Strong Corporate CSR

Environmental NGOs have often been perceived as anti-business, anti-growth, tree-loving, bunny-huggers. However, they have evolved to become organized, structured and strategic. Instead of…
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Green Scissors Report Suggests $380 Billion in Savings by Killing Subsidies and Spending

Sometimes, changing current methods of doing things has an economic gain. In a groundbreaking report released by Green Scissors, a coalition between four…
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Shell’s Response to Recent Oil Spill Lacks Transparency

You would think that after the BP Deepwater Horizon Spill last year, oil companies would have learned to deal with similar catastrophes better.…
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Resource Conflict on the Rise: Free Trade Agreements Up for Vote

Three free trade agreements, with Colombia, Panama and South Korea, are due up in Congress this month, highlighting the debate, controversy and potential…

The Short Sea Shipping Option: Short-Sighted?

It’s entirely possible that short sea shipping, long touted as an economically viable and environmentally sound option for transporting domestic cargo and products,…