COP28 press release_Friends of the earth international_three people raise their fists in protest at COP27 in 2022.

PRESS RELEASE Tuesday 28 November 2023, Dubai (United Arab Emirates) – Rich countries most responsible for climate change must take the lead in pursuing a just and equitable transition away from all fossil fuels and providing finance to developing countries, rather than wasting time on carbon markets, risky technofixes and other false solutions,(1) affirm Friends…

A young woman from Tuvalu holds up a sign asking for a place to live as her own home suffers from sea level rise in the background

Dirty Energy system devastates lives Our energy system – the way we produce, distribute and consume energy – is broken, wreaking havoc on our planet and its people. When we talk about people impacted by the climate crisis, we tend to first consider those impacted by the effects of climate change as these have already…

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San Francisco, 10 September 2018: California Governor Jerry Brown’s so-called Global Climate Action Summit is yet another exercise in greenwashing and false solutions. Friends of the Earth International is proud to join the It Takes Roots coalition, which will host the Solidarity to Solutions (Sol2Sol) alternative summit this week, to spotlight frontline community solutions.    …

Close What do peoples’ solutions look like?Uruguayan Network of Native and Local Seeds. Friends of the Earth Uruguay/REDES is a founding member © 1. Peoples’ solutions are built by political actors who fight oppression and exploitation, incorporating a class, feminist, anti-racist, anti-colonialist and anti-capitalist perspective. In 2020, a movement against systemic racism rose up in…

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