Brussels, 14 January, 2008 - Friends of the Earth Europe has called on the European Commission to introduce a moratorium on plans to expand agrofuel use as two Commissioners go public with their concerns over the impact production will have on both people and the environment.
BRUSSELS (Belgium), 14 January 2008 - Friends of the Earth Europe has today welcomed an official ban on Monsanto's controversial genetically modified maize, MON810, in France. The French government announced the ban on Friday evening using a clause in European law that allows countries to ban individual GMOs on health or environmental grounds to outlaw the crop.
The move follows an earlier freeze on the GM maize whilst an expert committee considered whether it presented risks to the environment and human health.
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.
BRUSSELS (Belgium) / LONDON (UK), 9 January 2008 - Friends of the Earth Europe has welcomed a ruling today by the UK advertising watchdog that describing palm oil as "sustainably produced" is false advertising.
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruling followed a Friends of the Earth Europe complaint against an advert by the Malaysian Palm Oil Council. 
January 31st 2007, Brussels, Amsterdam, London - A new report, launched the day before oil giant Shell announces its 2006 annual profits (1 February 2007) calls on Shell to use its profits to begin cleaning up damage it has caused to communities and the environment . The report offers proposals and figures for where and how Shell should repair some of the damage it has caused in nine communities around the world.
Amsterdam, Brussels 18 December 2007 - Four years after the EU Action Plan on illegal timber was introduced, illegal and destructive timber continues to pour across Europe's borders. A report released today by Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace shows that European consumers continue to unknowingly buy flooring and exterior doors made from illegally and destructively logged merbau, a species threatened with extinction.
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.
Brussels / Sofia, 10 December 2007 - Environmental organizations Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth Europe, Urgewald, Bankwatch, WISE and the Bulgarian NGO coalition BeleNE! have condemned today the European Commission's favourable opinion on the controversial Belene nuclear power project (NPP) in Bulgaria.
Brussels, 7 December 2007 - A leaked copy of a new draft law to regulate the use of agrofuels (biofuels) in Europe reveals that the EU will fail to protect the environment and the world's poor, warned Friends of the Earth Europe today.
BALI INDONESIA, 7 December, 2007 - Informal trade talks scheduled to take place in Bali this weekend could seriously threaten the opportunity for a just and sustainable way forward on tackling climate change, Friends of the Earth International warned on the eve of the talks (Friday).