Friends of the Earth

Type: Organization
Name: Friends of the Earth
Nationality: Netherlands
Web Address: http://www.foe.co.uk/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Friends of the Earth
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Progressives urge Koch Brothers to #GiveItBack

Posted Jul. 30, 2014 / Posted by: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Responding to the League of Conservation Voters ’ ad campaign insinuating they support subsidies for oil and gas companies, billionaire oilmen Charles and David Koch  issued a statement declaring their ... [Published Friends of the Earth - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Alms and the Continent: It’s net loss for Africa

While the common perception is that Africa receives global aid, the truth is it is Africa that is aiding the rest of the world, says the executive summary of the report, titled ‘Honest accounts? The true story of Africa’s billion dollar losses’.The study ... [Published Millennium Post - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

10 Things to Know Before Going on a Cruise

It's the height of the vacation season and over 20 million of us will go on a cruise this year, according to the American Association of Port Authorities . If you're thinking about going, this handy tip sheet from Friends of the Earth might help you put ... [Published Discovery Channel - 5 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Have You Seen Bees Try To Do Anything Other Than Make Honey? It's Not Pretty.

We can't rely on bees for everything, but we depend on them for one big thing. Video from Friends of the Earth . Because bees are like, friends of the earth, man. ... [Published Upworthy - 8 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

The cost of democracy

Wednesday, 30 July 2014•Dean Natural Alliance supporters who want a public inquiry into the Northern Quarter development at Steam Mills.THE LEGAL bill for challenges to major developments in the Forest has topped £56,000 – and is set to continue clim ... [Published Cinderford Today - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Solar-powered school campaign heating up

MEMBERS of an environmental group are urging their MP to push for schools to be able to borrow money to become solar-powered in a bid to save thousands of pounds and benefit the environment.York and Ryedale Friends of the Earth has written to Thirsk and ... [Published Malton Gazette and Herald - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Diesel cars face London pollution charge

Reacting to news today that drivers of diesel cars could be charged around 11.50 to enter central London in a move to cut air pollution, Friends of the Earths London Campaigner Jenny Bates said: Thousands of people die prematurely every year because of ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: Diesel, London, Pollution
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Ten things to know before...

Posted Jul. 28, 2014 / Posted by: Jaya Ghosh and Liz HowellIt is estimated that almost 22 million people will take a cruise in 2014. While the cruise industry has made a commitment to protect the marine ecosystems and the unique communities they visit, ... [Published Friends of the Earth - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Friends of the Earth demands that EPA strengthen its existing power plant rule

Posted Jul. 29, 2014 / Posted by: WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Environmental Protection Agency will hold public hearings in Atlanta, Denver, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C. on its Clean Power Plan for existing power plants. Friends of the Earth will testify ... [Published Friends of the Earth - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

So the fracking battle begins, but is it clear who’s right? | Fred Pearce | Comment is free

Here is a troubling truth for environmental groups. The biggest grassroots green campaign in Britain in the past decade has been one they have almost universally opposed: the groundswell of local opposition to onshore wind farms. The likes of Greenpeace[1] ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

So the fracking battle begins, but is it clear whos right? | Fred Pearce

It’s less intrusive than wind and reduces emissions long term, yet the nimbys and green groups stand united A shale gas drilling rig near Blackpool. 'Campaigners are sincere in their belief, and probably right, that the world has to end its addiction ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Bees: Govt Must Get Tougher on Pesticides, Say MPs (7/28/14)

WASHINGTON, July 28 -- Friends of the Earth issued the following news release:A new report published today (Monday 28 July 2014) by a committee of MPs criticising the lack of effective Government action to protect UK bees from harmful insecticides, and ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 29 2014]

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"A number of adjuvants are available that will improve the spreading and deposition of the glyphosate and also generally improve rain"
"Air pollution is a scandal that kills thousands of Londoners prematurely every year, and the capital is not due to meet EU legal limits until after 2"
Industry influence, she says, is stopping the U S from having a more ambitious energy plan. "This administration is promoting false solutions like clean coal, nuclear, and not-so-natural gas when the right solutions like wind are solar are literally staring us in the face."
_ Manchester anti-frackingg protest, 2013. Photograph: Christopher Thomond Your editorial (29 July) says "there are serious reasons why fracking is likely to be part of Britain’s future" but misses many reasons why it shouldn’t be...

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Progressives urge Koch Brothers to #GiveItBack [Published Friends of the Earth - 1 hour ago]
Alms and the Continent: It’s net loss for Africa [Published Millennium Post - 3 hours ago]
Teagasc still advising farmers to use chemical ... [Published Indymedia Ireland - 3 hours ago]
10 Things to Know Before Going on a Cruise [Published Discovery Channel - 5 hours ago]
World's Appetite for Palm Oil Threatens Great Apes [Published Discovery Channel - 6 hours ago]
The Carbon Tax Scam [Published Heartlander Magazine - 6 hours ago]
More river crossings for east London included i... [Published Wharf.co.uk - 8 hours ago]
Have You Seen Bees Try To Do Anything Other Tha... [Published Upworthy - 8 hours ago]
Last chance to have your say on Letchworth and ... [Published Herts 24 - 10 hours ago]
Will the Kochs #GiveItBack? [Published Friends of the Earth - 11 hours ago]
Poland on road to EU Court over shale gas defiance [Published EurActiv.com - 14 hours ago]
Henley pubs are buzzing to the sound of bees [Published Henley Standard - 15 hours ago]
The cost of democracy [Published Cinderford Today - 15 hours ago]
Solar-powered school campaign heating up [Published Malton Gazette and Herald - 17 hours ago]
Robust regulation is vital first step for shale... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - 19 hours ago]
Making sense of DOE’s insensible proposals to c... [Published Friends of the Earth - Jul 30 2014]
Ten things to know before... [Published Friends of the Earth - Jul 30 2014]
Cargill announces new palm oil policy [Published Friends of the Earth - Jul 29 2014]
Despite Groundswell of Support, EPA Plan 'Too L... [Published Common Dreams - Jul 29 2014]
Fracking and future energy sources | @guardianl... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
World Nuclear Industry Status Report reveals gl... [Published Friends of the Earth - Jul 29 2014]
So the fracking battle begins, but is it clear ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 29 2014]
So the fracking battle begins, but is it clear ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
Increase diesel taxes to fight pollution, say B... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
Friends of the Earth demands that EPA strengthe... [Published Friends of the Earth - Jul 29 2014]
Diesel cars face London pollution charge [Published Individual.com - Jul 29 2014]
Millions of British Face Fracking 'On Their Doo... [Published Common Dreams - Jul 29 2014]
National Parks to be protected from fracking un... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
Bees: Govt Must Get Tougher on Pesticides, Say ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 29 2014]
Environmentalists celebrate as biomass incinera... [Published Wales Online - Jul 29 2014]
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Fracking: Why Have We Allowed the Left to Make ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 28 2014]
"Fracking" was the second most popular UK search term in the "what is?" category on Google in 2014. (The top ten were: Love; Fracking; Gluten; FGM; Lupus; Anxiety; Twerking; Instagram; Gout; Bitcoin). What this tells you is that capitalism in ...
VIDEO: Green lobby dismiss fracking 'hype' [Published BBC News Video - Business - Jul 28 2014]
Friends of the Earth say that renewable energy and energy efficiency are more effective solution to UK energy problem than fracking ...
Atomic Insights Radar July 20-26 2014 [Published Atomic Insights - Jul 25 2014]
It’s been a busy week, but the following stories appeared on the Atomic Insights radar and are being tracked for additional information. President Obama has revealed the names of the people that he intends to submit to the Senate for confirmation as ...
City of Zagreb still playing with fire [Published EU opinion & policy debates BlogActiv.eu - Jul 22 2014]
Seasoned Bankwatch-watchers may recall our successful four-year campaign to stop the EBRD from financing a waste incinerator just outside Zagreb. Between 2005 and 2008, we supported Zelena akcija/Friends of the Earth Croatia and local group UZOR to prevent ...
34 Groups to President Obama: NRC Commissioner ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 21 2014]
WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three dozen leading national and local groups – including Friends of the Earth, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, and the Southern Alliance for Clean ...
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