About: Friends of the Earth


Multilateral Investment Court: an utterly flawed and unjust system

The European Commission's plans for a Multilateral Investment Court sanctions a biased and ineffective arbitration system, leaving people and the environment exposed to international investors' whims, writes Fabian Flues.

Resource efficiency work must start now, not in 10 years

This spring the European Commission will publish a package on resource efficiency and the circular economy. This must include strong indicators on the EU’s use of resources and set a clear path to reduce the overconsumption of water, land, raw materials and carbon, writes Magda Stoczkiewicz.
Climate change 24-05-2011

How to bring 30% back into the emissions debate

Esther Bollendorff argues that a 30% emissions cut target for 2020 remains viable for the European Parliament.