Friends of the Earth International

Friends of the Earth International is the world's largest grassroots environmental network, uniting 74 national member groups and some 5,000 local activist groups on every continent. With over 2 million members and supporters around the world, FOEI campaigns on today's most urgent environmental and social issues.

Releases by this organization

Newswire article
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Water Financialization Exposed in New Report on Eve of WTO Meeting
On the eve of a key World Trade Organization meeting in Bali [1], Friends of the Earth International launched a new report exposing how trade and investment strategies, including WTO negotiations, act as economic drivers of water financialization. [2] The report, “Economic Drivers of Water Financialization” [3] includes 12 cases, from the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Colombia, El Salvador, England, Mexico, Mozambique, Palestine, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, United States, and Uruguay.
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Newswire article
Friday, November 22, 2013
Warsaw Climate Talks: Dirtiest Climate Conference On Record
Commenting on the last day of the UN climate talks in Warsaw, where civil society organisations representing millions of people around the world walked out of the conference in an unprecedented protest, Jagoda Munic, chairperson of Friends of the Earth International said: “The only success of the dirtiest climate conference on record is the fact that civil society walked out and started a domino effect already reaching our home countries, where ordinary citizens are joining the struggle for climate justice.”
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Newswire article
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Civil Society Walks Out of Warsaw Climate Talks, says Hope Lies with Building Peoples' Power
Today, one day before the planned conclusion of the Warsaw UN climate talks, hundreds of individuals from all continents representing social movements, trade unions and non-governmental organizations – including Friends of the Earth International - walked out of the UN climate conference in protest. [1]
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Newswire article
Friday, November 15, 2013
Japan's Climate Inaction Strongly Denounced
Friends of the Earth International today strongly denounced the Japanese government which stated at the UN climate talks that it is breaking its promises to reduce climate change-causing greenhouse gases. [1] Japan is the world's fifth largest emitter of greenhouse gases.
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