Friends of the Earth

New Report Details How G20 Nations Spend $77 Billion a Year to Destroy Climate

Even after the world’s largest economies adopted the landmark Paris agreement to tackle the climate crisis in late 2015, governments continued to pour $77 billion a year in public finance into propping up the fossil fuel industry, according to a report released Wednesday. “Our planet is hurtling towards climate catastrophe and these countries are pouring …

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After Sanders Exits Race, Climate Campaigners Thank Him for ‘Raising the Bar’ and Urge Biden to ‘Step Up’

The end of Bernie Sanders’ second campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday provoked an immediate wave of praise from climate campaigners for the Vermont senator’s ambitious plans to address the planetary emergency and calls for former Vice President Joe Biden, now the party’s presumed nominee, to embrace his ex-rival’s progressive proposals. “Senator Sanders’ …

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