Extractive industries Raising awareness of the devastating effects of extractive industries on environments, communities and the climate

7 November 2017

Europe needs to urgently quit gas if it is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to internationally agreed levels, new science shows.

7 November 2017

At a high level conference today on financing Europe's shift to clean energy, EU energy chiefs once again showed blindness to the danger to the climate of Europe's gas addiction.

Friends of the Earth Europe works to prevent the extractive industries from destroying people's lives, the environment and the climate. We believe that resources should be utilised fairly and sustainably. Enforceable rules and practices are required to ensure that natural resources are a blessing, not a curse.

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