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 Apr 18 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Obama administration delays decision on Keystone XL

(0 votes, average 0 out of 5)Written by Saturday, 19 April 2014 09:39A Keystone message in Nebraska. - PHOTO: Lou DematteisThe U.S. Department of State notified eight federal agencies that it will provide more time for the submission of their views on ... [Published Wisconsin Gazette - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 4 reports

TV Presenter, Alys Fowler, Urges Gardeners to Help Bees (4/18/14)

WASHINGTON, April 18 -- Friends of the Earth issued the following news release:Gardeners are being urged to create bee-friendly gardens this Easter, traditionally one of the busiest gardening weekends of the year, to help protect bees threatened by habitat ... [Published Targeted News Service - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Friends of the Earth Statement on Keystone XL Delay

WASHINGTON - April 18 - The State Department announced today that it will provide agencies more time to comment on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project, in the wake of uncertainty about the pipeline’s route. This extended comment period results from ... [Published Common Dreams - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Kidnapped friend found safe & well

The combined efforts of activists from the global Friends of the Earth family in seeking the immediate release of Mr Abu Bakar Siddique has been successful.Reports from our colleagues in Bangladesh state the abductors left Mr. Abu Bakar Siddique at 11.00 ... [Published Friends of the Earth UK - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Air pollution linked to 68 Harrogate deaths

Air pollution in the Harrogate district has contributed to 68 deaths in just one year, a new report has revealed.The figures, published for the first time by Public Health England (PHE) estimate the number of deaths linked to long-term exposure to particle ... [Published Harrogate Advertiser - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Anti-fracking groups plan opposition

Anti-fracking groups from Longridge and Garstang joined 10 other organisations to plan opposition to the controversial industry in the county.The 12 met in Preston last week to discuss forthcoming applications by Cuadrilla for multi-well frack sites in ... [Published Longridge and Ribble Valley News and Advertiser - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Messenger: Friends of the Earth warns Trafford Council for coal bed methane extraction in Davyhulme

FRIENDS of the Earth has written to Trafford Council to warn that it risks a legal challenge if the local authority grants permission for coal bed methane (CBM) extraction in Davyhulme.Energy company IGas has had planning permission for the site – which ... [Published Natural Gas Europe - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Call on Government to Act After Abduction of Prominent Bangladeshi Environmentalist's Husband (4/17/14)

WASHINGTON, April 17 -- Friends of the Earth issued the following news release: Friends of the Earth is today (Thursday 17 April 2014) calling for the UK Government to put urgent diplomatic pressure on to Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, to establish ... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Balcombe Fracking Protests: Caroline Lucas MP and Four Others Found Not Guilty (4/17/14)

WASHINGTON, April 17 -- Friends of the Earth issued the following news release:Commenting today (Thursday 17 April 2014) on the trial of Green Party MP Caroline Lucas and the four other activists involved in the Balcombe fracking protests last summer ... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Budget 2014: Chancellor must act on climate change

The Chancellor must act on climate change in his annual Budget next Wednesday [19 March 2014], having stressed the urgency of action after the devastating floods thaudget t hit Britain this winter, Friends of the Earth said today.Climate change has rocketed ... [Published Friends of the Earth UK - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

GM crops 'over-hyped', says Friends of the Earth as new push begins

] from the Council for Science and Technology recommending a new programme of independent research to field test GM crops, Friends of the Earth’s Senior Food Campaigner Vicki Hird said:“GM crops have been hugely over-hyped. Despite decades of research ... [Published Friends of the Earth UK - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Recent flooding could signal climate change

Copyright © Friends of the Earth Trust/LimitedFriends of the Earth Limited. Reg. No.1012357. Friends of the Earth Trust Limited. Reg. No.1533942. Charity No.281681.Both incorporated in England and Wales. Both registered office: 1st Floor, The Printworks, ... [Published Friends of the Earth UK - Apr 17 2014]

Quotes

"Whether President Obama makes a decision on the pipeline next month or next year, Keystone XL clearly fails the president's climate test. This delay shows that TransCanada will not succeed in bullying their way to approval, bypassing established democratic procedures" said Ross Hammond , senior energy and climate campaigner with Friends of the Earth
The permit process will conclude "once factors that have a significant impact on determining the national interest of the proposed project have been evaluated and appropriately reflected in the decision documents" according to the announcement
...delivered to the home-improvement retailers demanding they stop selling the pesticides along with any plants that have been treated with them. "There's a growing body of science indicating that the pesticides are a key factor in recent global bee deaths" said Lisa Archer, director of the food and technology program at the environmental group Friends of the Earth
"Fracking is a risk we cannot afford to take -- it's bad for the planet, will not lower our energy bills and will leave generations to come in a mess they can’t sort out" she said in a statement Thursday

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Obama administration delays Keystone XL decisio... [Published 4 Traders - 3 hours ago]
Obama administration delays decision on Keyston... [Published Wisconsin Gazette - 4 hours ago]
TV Presenter, Alys Fowler, Urges Gardeners to H... [Published Targeted News Service - 18 hours ago]
Keystone XL Review Extended, Delaying Final Dec... [Published Firedoglake - 23 hours ago]
Friends of the Earth Statement on Keystone XL D... [Published Common Dreams - Apr 18 2014]
Friends of the Earth statement on Keystone XL d... [Published Noodls - Apr 18 2014]
Keystone XL Review Extended, Delaying Final Dec... [Published SPi World News - Apr 18 2014]
Lowe's to Pay $500K Penalty to Settle Lead-Dust... [Published Retail Online Integration - Apr 18 2014]
TV presenter, Alys Fowler, urges gardeners to h... [Published SPi World News - Apr 18 2014]
Kidnapped friend found safe & well [Published Friends of the Earth UK - Apr 18 2014]
TV presenter, Alys Fowler, urges gardeners to h... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 18 2014]
British campaigners hail fracking protest ruling [Published UPI - Apr 18 2014]
Air pollution linked to 68 Harrogate deaths [Published Harrogate Advertiser - Apr 18 2014]
Air pollution linked to 68 Harrogate deaths [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
TV presenter, Alys Fowler, urges gardeners to h... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 18 2014]
BBC’s Alys Fowler urges gardeners to think of b... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Apr 18 2014]
Anti-fracking groups plan opposition [Published Longridge and Ribble Valley News and Advertiser - Apr 18 2014]
Anti-fracking groups plan opposition [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
Flytipping menace ‘killing Angus countryside’ [Published Evening Telegraph - Apr 18 2014]
About 150 deaths linked to air pollution in Sun... [Published Sunderland Echo - Apr 18 2014]
Messenger: Friends of the Earth warns Trafford ... [Published Natural Gas Europe - Apr 18 2014]
Pro-coal mail sent to protest groups [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
Balcombe Fracking Protests: Caroline Lucas MP a... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 18 2014]
Call on Government to Act After Abduction of Pr... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 18 2014]
Call on Government to act after abduction of pr... [Published SPi World News - Apr 18 2014]
Balcombe fracking protests: Caroline Lucas MP a... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 17 2014]
Palestinian Water Shortages Intensify Due To Dr... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 17 2014]
Despite what some in the press might say, suppo... [Published Friends of the Earth UK - Apr 17 2014]
Honduras: One year of resistance in Rio Blanco [Published Pambazuka News - Apr 17 2014]
UK urged to get tough on air pollution, as Pari... [Published Friends of the Earth UK - Apr 17 2014]
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Keystone XL Review Extended, Delaying Final Dec... [Published Firedoglake - 23 hours ago]
TransCanada’s northern leg of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will not be decided on until after the 2014 mid-term elections. Reuters  and  Politico  broke a major story today that  TransCanada ‘s northern leg of the  Keystone XL   tar sands  pipeline ...
TV presenter, Alys Fowler, urges gardeners to h... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 18 2014]
Gardeners are being urged to create bee-friendly gardens this Easter, traditionally one of the busiest gardening weekends of the year, to help protect bees threatened by habitat loss and climate change. BBC gardening presenter Alys Fowler is offering ...
Balcombe fracking protests: Caroline Lucas MP a... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 17 2014]
Copyright © Friends of the Earth Trust/Limited Friends of the Earth Limited. Reg. No.1012357. Friends of the Earth Trust Limited. Reg. No.1533942. Charity No.281681.Both incorporated in England and Wales. Both registered office: 1st Floor, The Printworks, ...
Call on Government to act after abduction of pr... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 17 2014]
Friends of the Earth is today (Thursday 17 April 2014) calling for the UK Government to put urgent diplomatic pressure on to Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, to establish the whereabouts and well-being of Mr Abu Bakar Siddique, following his ...
Young Friends of the Earth launch Meat Free May [Published EnviroLib - Apr 16 2014]
Today, Young Friends of the Earth launches Meat Free May (Wednesday 16 April 2014), which challenges the public to give up meat and fish for one month, while raising vital funds for Friends of the Earth. With increasing awareness that we need to change ...
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