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Project Description

Clean Energy

Friends of the Earth 

Established in 1974

Mission Statement : A bold voice for justice and the planet. 

Maximizing your PocketChange

For every dollar spent…

CEO Salary: 1.45% of expenses

Impacts & Achievements:

Some of the highlights

  • FOE held Shell accountable in court for environmental misdeeds in Nigeria.
  •  Helped free environmental activist from detainment in Russia.
  •  Played a key role in fighting the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Liberia.
  •  Has helped stop development of 4 nuclear power plants.
  •  Lobbied to revoke the environmental license of a Canadian oil pipeline, stopping its usage.

Featured Programs:

How Friends of the Earth is making a difference

Climate & Energy

Friends of the Earth works to end subsidies for fossil fuels as well as dangerous storage of nuclear material and intends to mitigate climate change

Economic Policy

Organization lobbies for more environmentally friendly policies and tax codes that steer the world towards sustainability

Food & Technology 

Works towards safe chemical usage in products as well as sustainable and environmentally friendly food production

Ocean and Vessels

Works to protect coastal communities from pollution and lobbies for marine protected areas

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