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Fernie Free Press
Letters to the Editor for June 21innocent dogs based on their looks is not a solution. Chantal Serwatkewich Le
Letters to the Editor for June 21
Fernie Free Press / Posted 22 hours ago
innocent dogs based on their looks is not a solution. Chantal Serwatkewich Letter to the Editor re: Help save the bees Friends of the Earth Canada is calling on residents of Fernie to join the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count and help scientists... Read more
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walesonline
People could face £75 fines for dumping rubbish on Barry Island beachtown hall sought quotes from firms interested in looking after the county last
People could face £75 fines for dumping rubbish on Barry Island beach
walesonline / Posted yesterday
town hall sought quotes from firms interested in looking after the county last year. Fines were not the favoured policy of Friends of the Earth Cymru director Gareth Clubb. “Most litter left by people in places of leisure and so on is comprised of... Read more
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Roll Call
Who are the Likely VP picks for Clinton?unknown, and he has earned the scorn of some environmentalists. As soon as his
Who are the Likely VP picks for Clinton?
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
unknown, and he has earned the scorn of some environmentalists. As soon as his name was floated, the environmentalist Friends of the Earth criticized him for his support of some GMOs. He has also supported the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which... Read more
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The Hill
Obama administration closes offshore drilling sale to publicwith turning our public lands and waters into energy sacrifice zones,” Marissa
Obama administration closes offshore drilling sale to public
The Hill / Posted yesterday
with turning our public lands and waters into energy sacrifice zones,” Marissa Knodel, the climate change campaigner with Friends of the Earth, said last week of the House bill. Bids are not submitted or accepted at the auction events. Instead,... Read more
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Wired News
Fossil Fuel Industry Finds a New Way to Stymie Protestsand efficiency of the process,” he said during a legislative hearing. Another
Fossil Fuel Industry Finds a New Way to Stymie Protests
Wired News / Posted yesterday
and efficiency of the process,” he said during a legislative hearing. Another way of putting this, according to Friends of the Earth, is that “moving the auctions online serves one purpose: to make it easier for the fossil fuel industry... Read more
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CBC.ca
Bee lovers abuzz over summer censusin the ecosystem. "Bees are absolutely essential for pollinating flowers and v
Bee lovers abuzz over summer census
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
in the ecosystem. "Bees are absolutely essential for pollinating flowers and vegetables," says Beatrice Olivastri, CEO of Friends of the Earth Canada. "For our food security we absolutely need bees." David Van Olst and Francis Grace Fife track... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Bulwell allotments site to make electricity from rubbishit cannot be ruled out that the facility could have a significantly worse envir
Bulwell allotments site to make electricity from rubbish
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
it cannot be ruled out that the facility could have a significantly worse environmental performance than landfill." And Friends of the Earth claimed the calculations by Chinook on how much carbon dioxide the site would emit showed it was twice... Read more
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heraldscotland
Ineos declares war on "scaremongering" green lobby over fracking claimsof the other side." Ineos yesterday revealed details of private conversations
Ineos declares war on "scaremongering" green lobby over fracking claims
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
of the other side." Ineos yesterday revealed details of private conversations with Dr Richard Dixon, the Director of Friends of the Earth Scotland, claiming he had refused to meet with the firm to debate his concerns. Mr Haywood also attacked... Read more
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Times of Malta
Friends of the Earth proposes seven sites for protectionFriends of the Earth Malta has filed applications requesting protection for sev
Friends of the Earth proposes seven sites for protection
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Friends of the Earth Malta has filed applications requesting protection for seven sites in terms of the Public Domain Act. This law empowers citizens and NGOs to recommend land and property to be listed as ‘public domain’. Such land cannot be used... Read more
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The Hill
Musicians, actors set to campaign against the Pacific trade dealand include labor unions such as the Communications Workers of America as well
Musicians, actors set to campaign against the Pacific trade deal
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
and include labor unions such as the Communications Workers of America as well as environmental groups like Sierra Club and Friends of the Earth. Overall, the concerts are part of their larger effort to educate the U.S. public and convince them to... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Groundswellthe Obama administration has continued issuing leases to extract fossil fuels.
Groundswell
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
the Obama administration has continued issuing leases to extract fossil fuels. The Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth analyzed the reserves already leased on public lands and oceans and found that those leases contain... Read more
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DW
Republican platform aims to dismantle US environment and climate laws |platform adopted on Monday (18.07.2016) at the Republican National Convention i
Republican platform aims to dismantle US environment and climate laws |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
platform adopted on Monday (18.07.2016) at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Erich Pica, the president of Friends of the Earth US, says it is "one of the most anti-environmental platforms we have ever seen." The platform, which... Read more
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DW
Republican platform wants to dismantle US environment and climate laws |platform adopted on Monday (18.07.2016) at the Republican National Convention i
Republican platform wants to dismantle US environment and climate laws |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
platform adopted on Monday (18.07.2016) at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Erich Pica, the president of Friends of the Earth US, says it is "one of the most anti-environmental platforms we have ever seen." The platform, which... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Green coalition urge Greg Clark to commit to EU 2020 energy targetsshould fall to 129.2 million tonnes of oil equivalent or less by 2020 A total
Green coalition urge Greg Clark to commit to EU 2020 energy targets
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 5 days ago
should fall to 129.2 million tonnes of oil equivalent or less by 2020 A total of 30 organisations including Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth (FoE) and the Solar Trade Association (STA) welcomed the recent appointment of Greg Clark in a co-signed... Read more
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The Hill
GOP divided over $500M for climate fundfulfill its agreement that it helped broker,” said Karen Orenstein, the deputy
GOP divided over $500M for climate fund
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
fulfill its agreement that it helped broker,” said Karen Orenstein, the deputy director of the Economic Policy program at Friends of the Earth. “I’m hopeful that the full Congress will see the light.” The Green Climate Fund is a United Nations... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Air pollution concerns two-thirds of Nottingham residentsLeeds, Derby and Southampton. Read more: Eco-drive to see 200 electric vehicle
Air pollution concerns two-thirds of Nottingham residents
Nottingham Post / Posted 6 days ago
Leeds, Derby and Southampton. Read more: Eco-drive to see 200 electric vehicle charging points installed in Nottingham Friends of the Earth is calling for Clean Air Zones to be introduced in big UK cities, including Nottingham. The Clean Air... Read more
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Times of Malta
Government told Planning Authority to make Mrieħel high-riseprovisionally upheld by the court. Earlier this week, environment NGOs Din l-A
Government told Planning Authority to make Mrieħel high-rise
Times of Malta / Posted 6 days ago
provisionally upheld by the court. Earlier this week, environment NGOs Din l-Art Ħelwa, Flimkien Għal Ambjent Aħjar and Friends of the Earth wrote to the Prime Minister asking him to publicly explain the steps that led to the inclusion, and why... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
'It's killing people' - residents blast polluted Winchesterafter the city was branded one of the worst polluted areas of the county. Winc
'It's killing people' - residents blast polluted Winchester
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
after the city was branded one of the worst polluted areas of the county. Winchester Action on Climate Change and Friends of the Earth, who held a meeting on Tuesday, July 12, say 40 to 50 people die early in Winchester every year because... Read more
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DW
#BeesNeeds - UK social media campaign week helps precious pollinators |butterflies, moths and other insect pollinators. The event has been organized i
#BeesNeeds - UK social media campaign week helps precious pollinators |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
butterflies, moths and other insect pollinators. The event has been organized in partnership with organizations including Friends of the Earth, the Bumblebee Conservation Trust and Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. People were encouraged to build a bee... Read more
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Times of Malta
Malta set to ban probable carcinogenic weedkillerpolitical direction given by the ministry towards a ban. In comments to this n
Malta set to ban probable carcinogenic weedkiller
Times of Malta / Posted 8 days ago
political direction given by the ministry towards a ban. In comments to this newspaper yesterday, a spokesman for Friends of the Earth Malta applauded the government’s decision, describing it as a victory for civil society. “The decision... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Fox News Rejects Parody Ad About Climate Denialman-made climate change. The ad then asks, “What Will it Take for Fox News to A
Fox News Rejects Parody Ad About Climate Denial
CommonDreams.org / Posted 8 days ago
man-made climate change. The ad then asks, “What Will it Take for Fox News to Admit that Humans are Changing the Climate?” Friends of the Earth and Fenton Communications produced the ad. “We want to call out the nefarious role Fox News plays by... Read more
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Canberra Times
Shades of grey in stand-off over super emissionsCommission from a super fund alleging it was harassing and misleading members.
Shades of grey in stand-off over super emissions
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
Commission from a super fund alleging it was harassing and misleading members. Market Forces, which is affiliated to Friends of the Earth Australia, makes no secret it is targeting super funds to divest fossil fuels. It recently launched a... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Shades of grey in stand-off over super emissionsCommission from a super fund alleging it was harassing and misleading members.
Shades of grey in stand-off over super emissions
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
Commission from a super fund alleging it was harassing and misleading members. Market Forces, which is affiliated to Friends of the Earth Australia, makes no secret it is targeting super funds to divest fossil fuels. It recently launched a... Read more
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The Age
Shades of grey in stand-off over super emissionsCommission from a super fund alleging it was harassing and misleading members.
Shades of grey in stand-off over super emissions
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
Commission from a super fund alleging it was harassing and misleading members. Market Forces, which is affiliated to Friends of the Earth Australia, makes no secret it is targeting super funds to divest fossil fuels. It recently launched a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Shades of grey in stand-off over super emissionsCommission from a super fund alleging it was harassing and misleading members.
Shades of grey in stand-off over super emissions
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Commission from a super fund alleging it was harassing and misleading members. Market Forces, which is affiliated to Friends of the Earth Australia, makes no secret it is targeting super funds to divest fossil fuels. It recently launched a... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Groups Rebut Inaccurate Obama Administration Statements on ‘Keep It in the Ground’ Movement350.org, Bold Nebraska, the Center for Biological Diversity, Energy Action Coal
Groups Rebut Inaccurate Obama Administration Statements on ‘Keep It in the Ground’ Movement
CommonDreams.org / Posted 8 days ago
350.org, Bold Nebraska, the Center for Biological Diversity, Energy Action Coalition, Environment America, Earthjustice, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, Great Old Broads for Wilderness, Oil Change International, Natural Resources Defense... Read more
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WA Today
Shades of grey in stand-off over super emissionsCommission from a super fund alleging it was harassing and misleading members.
Shades of grey in stand-off over super emissions
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
Commission from a super fund alleging it was harassing and misleading members. Market Forces, which is affiliated to Friends of the Earth Australia, makes no secret it is targeting super funds to divest fossil fuels. It recently launched a... Read more
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Scotsman
NFUS says Andrea Leadsom ‘must hit the ground running’said better agriculture and trade policies would help cut greenhouse gas emissi
NFUS says Andrea Leadsom ‘must hit the ground running’
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
said better agriculture and trade policies would help cut greenhouse gas emissions. The groups – including Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, Campaign for the Protection of Rural England, the Wildlife Trust, War on Want and Real Farming Trust –... Read more
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Times of Malta
The twilight of the gods?eternally sniping at each other or, if they reckon it is really worth the troub
The twilight of the gods?
Times of Malta / Posted 8 days ago
eternally sniping at each other or, if they reckon it is really worth the trouble, find the time and the effort to get down to a closer examination of their respective positions. Edward Mallia is honorary chairman of Friends of the Earth (... Read more
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The Mercury News
Zichal: Diablo Canyon's final act for clean energy futureintegrate far higher levels of clean energy from private solar panels, battery
Zichal: Diablo Canyon's final act for clean energy future
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
integrate far higher levels of clean energy from private solar panels, battery storage, and other distributed resources. Friends of the Earth, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Environment California, and the Alliance for Nuclear... Read more
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Breitbart
Britain’s New Prime Minister Drives A Stake Through The Heart Of The Green Vampireof the truly disastrous Climate Change Act. Under the terms of the Climate Cha
Britain’s New Prime Minister Drives A Stake Through The Heart Of The Green Vampire
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
of the truly disastrous Climate Change Act. Under the terms of the Climate Change Act – written by a green activist from Friends of the Earth called Bryony Worthington; endorsed by Cameron’s Conservative opposition and rejected by only five MPs –... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Lawmakers Side with the Fossil Fuel Industry in Push for Online Lease Sales for Drilling on Public Lands and Oceansour international climate commitments or cater to the fossil fuel industry. Ma
Lawmakers Side with the Fossil Fuel Industry in Push for Online Lease Sales for Drilling on Public Lands and Oceans
CommonDreams.org / Posted 9 days ago
our international climate commitments or cater to the fossil fuel industry. Marissa Knodel, Climate Change Campaigner, Friends of the Earth: “New fossil fuel leasing is wrong for people and the planet. Moving lease sales online will only make... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cabinet reshuffle spells end for Department of Energy and Climate Changetable. To throw it into the basement of another Whitehall department looks like
Cabinet reshuffle spells end for Department of Energy and Climate Change
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
table. To throw it into the basement of another Whitehall department looks like a serious backwards step," she said. Friends of the Earth chief executive Craig Bennett said: "This is shocking news. Less than a day into the job and it appears... Read more
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The News and Star
Cabinet reshuffle spells end for Department of Energy and Climate Changetable. To throw it into the basement of another Whitehall department looks like
Cabinet reshuffle spells end for Department of Energy and Climate Change
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
table. To throw it into the basement of another Whitehall department looks like a serious backwards step," she said. Friends of the Earth chief executive Craig Bennett said: "This is shocking news. Less than a day into the job and it appears... Read more
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express
Department of Energy and Climate Change scrapped as Greg Clark heads up new roleat the Cabinet table. To throw it into the basement of another Whitehall depart
Department of Energy and Climate Change scrapped as Greg Clark heads up new role
express / Posted 9 days ago
at the Cabinet table. To throw it into the basement of another Whitehall department looks like a serious backwards step." Friends of the Earth chief executive Craig Bennett said: "This is shocking news. Less than a day into the job and it appears... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Theresa May urged to place food and fishing policies at the centre of post-Brexit strategysignatories of the letter include Environmentalists for Europe, the Fairtrade F
Theresa May urged to place food and fishing policies at the centre of post-Brexit strategy
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 9 days ago
signatories of the letter include Environmentalists for Europe, the Fairtrade Foundation, the Wildlife Trust, Friends of the Earth and Forum for the Future. "Brexit means Brexit,” said Environmentalists for Europe co-chairman Stanley... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
What next? PG&E plans to decommission Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, but what would that entail?made along with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245, Coa
What next? PG&E plans to decommission Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, but what would that entail?
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 9 days ago
made along with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245, Coalition of California Utility Employees, Friends of the Earth, Natural Resources Defense Council, Environment California, and Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility.... Read more
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Slate
Bernie’s Fundraising Was Revolutionary. How He Spent His Money Was Another Matter.trying to change. Why create a front company at all? One possible explanation
Bernie’s Fundraising Was Revolutionary. How He Spent His Money Was Another Matter.
Slate / Posted 9 days ago
trying to change. Why create a front company at all? One possible explanation relates to another Canal Partners client: Friends of the Earth Action Fund, which made ad buys supporting Sanders in early primary states. Friends of the Earth Action... Read more
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EuroNews
How Brexit could prove fatal for TTIP trade dealquitting Brussels further will slow TTIP negotiations and make the deal less at
How Brexit could prove fatal for TTIP trade deal
EuroNews / Posted 10 days ago
quitting Brussels further will slow TTIP negotiations and make the deal less attractive for Washington, according to Friends of the Earth Europe (FoEE). The EU says it is aiming to tie up the deal by the end of the year, but Paul de Clerck,... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Legislation Would Marginalize Public Input on Offshore Fossil Fuel Leasesget away with turning our public lands and waters into energy sacrifice zones,”
Legislation Would Marginalize Public Input on Offshore Fossil Fuel Leases
CommonDreams.org / Posted 10 days ago
get away with turning our public lands and waters into energy sacrifice zones,” said Marissa Knodel, climate campaigner at Friends of the Earth. “Across the nation, the movement to keep fossil fuels in the ground is gaining strength and momentum.... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Groups Oppose Rider-Laden, Fossil-Friendly Interior Billour air, water, climate and wildlife—a number that is expected to rise as votes
Groups Oppose Rider-Laden, Fossil-Friendly Interior Bill
CommonDreams.org / Posted 11 days ago
our air, water, climate and wildlife—a number that is expected to rise as votes begin on over 100 submitted amendments. Friends of the Earth and over 95 other groups sent a letter to the House this morning, highlighting a number of riders that... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Historic Petition Calls on Obama Administration to Immediately Halt All New Fossil Fuel Leases on Federal Landsa quarter of all U.S. energy-related emissions. An 2015 report by EcoShift Cons
Historic Petition Calls on Obama Administration to Immediately Halt All New Fossil Fuel Leases on Federal Lands
CommonDreams.org / Posted 11 days ago
a quarter of all U.S. energy-related emissions. An 2015 report by EcoShift Consulting, commissioned by the Center and Friends of the Earth, found that remaining federal oil, gas, coal, oil shale and tar sands that have not been leased to... Read more
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Christian Today
Mark Driscoll is hosting a conference on building healthy churches. Seriously.can be expected to appear. But the temptation to make comparisons like, say, Do
Mark Driscoll is hosting a conference on building healthy churches. Seriously.
Christian Today / Posted 11 days ago
can be expected to appear. But the temptation to make comparisons like, say, Donald Trump to give the keynote speech at a Friends of the Earth meeting or King Herod to address a childcare conference is irresistible. However, it's never quite that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stalling Ogoni Clean-Up Spreads Scope of Oil Pollution in N'Deltathe Director of the Health of Mother Earth Foundation, an ecological think tank
Stalling Ogoni Clean-Up Spreads Scope of Oil Pollution in N'Delta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
the Director of the Health of Mother Earth Foundation, an ecological think tank and advocacy organisation. He also chaired Friends of the Earth International from 2008 to 2012. He spoke to Chineme Okafor on the challenges of oil pollution in the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Arctic cruise raises hopes and environmental concernsa village of 580 that is being lost to rising sea levels. Crystal Cruises rece
Arctic cruise raises hopes and environmental concerns
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
a village of 580 that is being lost to rising sea levels. Crystal Cruises receives a failing environmental grade from Friends of the Earth, and is banned until 2018 from the Port of Monterey in California for discharging treated wastewater... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Public meeting over air pollution in WinchesterWinchester Action on Climate Change and Friends of the Earth are holding a publ
Public meeting over air pollution in Winchester
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
Winchester Action on Climate Change and Friends of the Earth are holding a public meeting tomorrow (July 12) to consider how to make Winchester cleaner and safer. They say an 40 to 50 people die early in Winchester from air pollution outside the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Analysis: Hillary Clinton has to earn Bernie Sanders supportersmembers of our board and our members to see what we want to do,” said Erich Pic
Analysis: Hillary Clinton has to earn Bernie Sanders supporters
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
members of our board and our members to see what we want to do,” said Erich Pica, clean energy advocate and president of Friends of the Earth. “We still have concerns about Secretary Clinton.” Sanders backers tout that their support for the... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Leaked TTIP energy proposal could 'sabotage' EU climate policyworld would also come under pressure from articles in the proposed energy chapt
Leaked TTIP energy proposal could 'sabotage' EU climate policy
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 12 days ago
world would also come under pressure from articles in the proposed energy chapter. Paul de Clerck, a spokesman for Friends of the Earth Europe, said the leaked document: “is in complete contradiction with Europe’s commitments to tackle... Read more
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Boston Herald
Hill has to earn Bern supportersmembers of our board and our members to see what we want to do,” said Erich Pic
Hill has to earn Bern supporters
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
members of our board and our members to see what we want to do,” said Erich Pica, clean energy advocate and president of Friends of the Earth. “We still have concerns about Secretary Clinton.” Sanders backers tout that their support for the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Neocons linked to Tea Party paid for Andrea Leadsom’s flights to USto talk up “clean coal” options and to make the point that CO2 emissions are “n
Neocons linked to Tea Party paid for Andrea Leadsom’s flights to US
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
to talk up “clean coal” options and to make the point that CO2 emissions are “not all bad”. Erich Pica, president of Friends of the Earth US, said: “Alec has been behind some of the most anti-environmental climate regulation attacks in the US... Read more
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