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…

HYDERABAD, INDIA, October 19, 2012 – After two weeks of talks, the United Nations Biodiversity Conference [1] comes to a close here today with Friends of the Earth International criticizing negotiators for focusing on false solutions to biodiversity loss and favoring corporate polluters over people and the planet. One of the main themes at the…

Friends of the Earth International warns against damaging industrial farming promoted by the Gates Foundation at the Agricultural Green Revolution Forum 2012, Arusha, Tanzania on 26-28 September. ARUSHA (TANZANIA) / LONDON (UK), September 25, 2012 – Donors controlling the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) are representing the interests of biotechnology corporations rather…

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.    …

Social movements and organizations gathered on Isla Margarita, Venezuela between July 15-18 to discuss their demands ahead of United Nations climate talks due to take place in Lima, Peru in December. The meeting, organized by the Venezuelan government, was the first of its kind. It brought together social movements and organizations from all over the…

NAGOYA, JAPAN, 28 October, 2010 – With only one day of negotiations left at the Convention on Biological Diversity’s summit in Nagoya, Japan, Friends of the Earth International urgently calls on governments to reject false solutions to halt biodiversity loss, such as trading biodiversity credits and other market-based mechanisms. “It is urgent that the world…

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