Brussels, 27 May 2008 - Commenting on today's second reading vote by MEPs on amendments to plans to include aviation in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), Friends of the Earth Europe transport campaigner Richard Dyer said:
Brussels, 26 May 2008 - The Environment Committee of the European Parliament will vote tomorrow (Tuesday 27 May) on amendments to plans to cut carbon dioxide emissions from aviation under the EU Emissions Trading Scheme.
Friends of the Earth is calling on MEPs to back tough EU action on climate change by voting to strengthen rules for airlines operating in the scheme so that they:
Brussels / Prague, 22 May 2008 - Friends of the Earth Europe and Greenpeace, the only environmental organisations represented in the European Nuclear Energy Forum, have sent a letter  to European Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs to express their concern about the industry biased Forum. The two organisations have asked the Commissioner to call for the withdrawal of the working group reports on 'Risks' and 'Opportunities', which they deem unsatisfactory, and to counteract the Forum's industry bias by insisting on balanced civil society participation.
Brussels (Belgium)/Lima (Peru), 13 May 2008 - Environmental and human rights violations committed by European companies in Latin America are being examined at a people's tribunal in Lima, Peru this week (13-16 May).
Brussels, 14 March 2008 - European leaders have missed another opportunity to take the tough action necessary to avert dangerous climate change, warned Friends of the Earth Europe today as the Spring Summit of the European Council closed in Brussels.
Brussels, February 27 - A Europe-wide climate campaign launched today by Friends of the Earth Europe and the Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke aims to get governments and the European Union to commit to annual cuts in emissions to fight climate change.
The Big Ask brings together Friends of the Earth groups from 17 European countries  each of which is asking its government to introduce legally binding annual emission cuts. Together they are asking the European Union to force all member states to cut their emissions year-on-year.
Brussels, 23 January 2008 - As the European Commission today revealed its proposals for a new energy package  Friends of the Earth Europe warned that plans to cut the EU's greenhouse gas emissions by only 20 percent will not be sufficient to avert dangerous climate change. The environment group says the Commission has backtracked on its position at international climate negotiations just weeks ago and calls on the Parliament and the Council of Ministers to dramatically strengthen the target.
Brussels, 18 January 2008 - Next week, the European Commission will propose a climate and energy package with draft laws to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Environmental NGOs warn that parts of the package could be undermined by strong and unjustified behind-the-scenes pressure from European industry and industry-friendly European Commissioners.
Brussels, 10 January 2008 - Swedish car manufacturer, Saab was today told to stop portraying its cars as environmentally friendly or face legal action for misleading advertising.
A summons , instigated by Friends of the Earth Europe and delivered by bailiff to Saab's Belgian office, calls on the company to remove all wording and imagery from its website and brochures which associate its cars with nature or the protection of the environment. It must also withdraw false claims that driving a Saab reduces CO2 emissions.
Bali (Indonesia)/Brussels (Belgium), December 15 - The United Nations climate talks in Bali reached an agreement today, but Friends of the Earth Europe has expressed disappointment at the weak content, following many attempts to derail the talks by the United States, Japan and Canada.