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 14 hours ago - Updated 18 mins ago - 3 reports

New study highlights nations' fair share of global carbon cuts

The UK and other developed nations will have to make far bigger cuts in their carbon emissions than currently planned to meet their fair share for tackling climate change, a new study reveals today (Sunday 21 September 2014).Published ahead of the UN ... [Published Friends of the Earth UK - 18 mins ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 4 reports

People’s Climate March London: Thousands Protest ‘Biggest Threat To Humanity’

#PeoplesClimate was trending on Twitter as more than 10,000 were expected at the London installment of the People’s Climate March series around the world Sunday. The marches and rallies are aimed at demanding urgent action on climate change. Other mass ... [Published International Business Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

World marches for climate action

Friends of the Earth will join tens of thousands of people from across the world who are expected to march for urgent action on climate change later today (Sunday 21 September 2014).The global demonstrations come ahead of a special climate summit in New ... [Published Friends of the Earth UK - 8 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Leading UK charities call on government to tackle corporate human rights abuses abroad

A group of leading charities in the UK have launched a manifesto with recommendations to improve corporate sustainability and accountability in corporate human rights abuses abroad.The CORE Coalition, made up of Amnesty International, ActionAid, CAFOD, ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Lincolnshire farmers urged to take steps to halt bee population decline

John is taking a picture of Quentin Given from Friends of the Earth in his giant bee outfit at 5pm todayFarmers in Lincolnshire are being urged to take steps to halt a decline in the county's bee population.Pesticide use has played a part in triggering ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 13 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

10,000 to join climate change march

Around 10,000 people are expected to take part in a march in central London today to demand urgent action on climate change.The march and rally, which will see celebrities including actress Emma Thompson and Peter Gabriel join campaigners and UK flood ... [Published Lancashire Telegraph - 20 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

KXL Fight Is Boots on the Ground vs. Big Oil Money: 'The Boots Are Winning'

Friday, September 19 marks six years that climate activists have blocked TransCanada's attempts to build the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.Opposition to the pipeline has galvanized a national ... [Published Common Dreams - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

People’s Climate March unites thousands calling for climate progress fr...

Posted Sep. 19, 2014 / Posted by: EA DysonWashington, D.C.— Ahead of next week’s United Nations Climate Summit convened by Secretary –General Ban Ki-moon, the largest climate mobilization in history is expected to take place on the streets of New York ... [Published Friends of the Earth - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

Both Sides Agree To Modifications Of San Onofre Settlement

Utilities and ratepayer advocates trying to figure out who will pay what for the retirement of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station have agreed to modifications proposed by the California Public Utilities Commission , the CPUC announced Friday.Two ... [Published KPBS - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

New York Climate Change March Could Draw 100,000

Next week’s United Nations’  Climate Summit 2014  in New York City will provide a forum for 120 heads of state -- including President Obama -- and an assortment of business and financial leaders to discuss strategy for stemming the impact of human-caused ... [Published Discovery Channel - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

PG&E Study: Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Is Earthquake-Safe Despite Newly Detected Faults

But a former Nuclear Regulatory Commission inspector disagrees.An  advanced seismic study  conducted by utility PG&E to determine the safety of  California’s Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant  has found that the facility is “designed to withstand and ... [Published Breaking Energy online - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

A New Generation of GMOs

— Thousands of researchers will descend on Boston this fall for an event billed as the world’s largest gathering of synthetic biologists. The field is evolving so rapidly that even scientists working in it  don’t agree on a definition , but at its core ... [Published Ensia - Sep 19 2014]

Quotes

"The Ban Ki Moon Summit will see plenty of warm words on climate but very little concrete action – this report shows how far away current climate plans are from what’s needed. It’s a final wake up call.”"
He added: "There is still time for us to change our course and put the world on a trajectory which will secure a safe and healthy future for us all."
"Together we have built countries and cultures and technologies. Now we must use our power to tackle the biggest threat humanity has ever faced."

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New study highlights nations' fair share of glo... [Published Friends of the Earth UK - 18 mins ago]
UN climate summit: ‘fair share’ system proposed... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - 3 hours ago]
People’s Climate March London: Thousands Protes... [Published International Business Times - 3 hours ago]
Celebrities on climate change march [Published Rye and Battle Observer - 4 hours ago]
Greens fear loss of Senate firewall [Published The Hill - 5 hours ago]
Thousands march in cities all over the world de... [Published Mail Online UK - 6 hours ago]
World marches for climate action [Published Friends of the Earth UK - 8 hours ago]
The People's Climate March: Thousands Gather in... [Published International Business Times UK - 9 hours ago]
Huge climate demonstration set to call for more... [Published Voice of Russia - 12 hours ago]
Leading UK charities call on government to tack... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - 13 hours ago]
Lincolnshire farmers urged to take steps to hal... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 13 hours ago]
Scientists reveal ‘fair system’ for countries t... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 14 hours ago]
General Mills Shareholders Urged to Reject GMO ... [Published National Center for Public Policy Research - 18 hours ago]
KXL Fight Is Boots on the Ground vs. Big Oil Mo... [Published Common Dreams - 19 hours ago]
10,000 to join climate change march [Published Lancashire Telegraph - 20 hours ago]
Protect the Salish Sea rally begins today to co... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 20 2014]
Tweaks made to nuke-plant settlement [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 20 2014]
Both Sides Agree To Modifications Of San Onofre... [Published KPBS - Sep 20 2014]
Utilities and Ratepayer Advocates Agree on Plan... [Published Mission Viejo Patch - Sep 20 2014]
People’s Climate March unites thousands calling... [Published Friends of the Earth - Sep 19 2014]
Natural Gas Exports Could Increase Prices [Published American Energy Coalition - Sep 19 2014]
Will capitalism clean up the world? [Published Telegraph - Sep 19 2014]
Spending on Preventing Climate Wars versus Spen... [Published Counter Currents - Sep 19 2014]
PG&E Study: Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Is Eart... [Published Breaking Energy online - Sep 19 2014]
Climate Crimes: People’s Climate March Should C... [Published Global Research - Sep 19 2014]
Greens celebrate six years of blocking the Keys... [Published Friends of the Earth - Sep 19 2014]
Oddly sustainable: socking it to city rats [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 19 2014]
Confusion over mining and groundwater impacts i... [Published Lexology - Sep 19 2014]
New York Climate Change March Could Draw 100,000 [Published Discovery Channel - Sep 19 2014]
Under-Mining Agriculture: Global Food And Publi... [Published Modern Ghana - Sep 19 2014]
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Friends of the Earth's shifting case against nu... [Published Environment: Environment blog | guardian.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
The green groups opposition is now less ideological and more functional, and thats a sign of maturity Nuclear power in the UK has turned out much safer than environmentalists worried it would be. Friends of the Earth, which feared the threat of a catastrophic ...
CPUC: Proposed SONGS settlement disfavors consu... [Published FierceEnergy - Sep 09 2014]
A settlement proposed earlier this year by San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), Southern California Edison (SCE), the Coalition of California Utility Employees, Friends of the Earth, Office of Ratepayer Advocates, and The Utility Reform Network (TURN) regarding ...
Saul Alinsky is Alive and Well and Working in B... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 09 2014]
Conservative MP Brooks Newmark has got himself into trouble with the leftist political activists who dominate Britain's charities sector by telling them to "stick to their knitting" and stay out of politics. Problem is, in the case of many charities ...
Knittaz With Attitude Leaked Plan Reveals Left-... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Sep 08 2014]
Brooks Newmark is feeling the sharp end of the needle after commenting that charities should “stick to their knitting” and stay out of politics. Below Guido unravels details of a plot to stitch Newmark up coordinated by Friends of the Earth, spinning ...
Why did nuclear plant construction costs quadru... [Published SeekerBlog - Sep 08 2014]
The short answer is Greenpeace and their cronies such as Friends of the Earth (FOE): A major source of cost escalation in some plants was delays caused by opposition from well-organized “intervenor” groups that took advantage of hearings and legal ...
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34 Groups Urge NRC To Postpone Key Votes In Ord... [Published Financial Services - Aug 21 2014]
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