News Release | Environment America

Environment America joins 50 organizations calling on President Biden to protect the Tongass National Forest

Environment America joined national and local conservation groups, commercial fishing interests, and the outdoor recreation industry to submit a letter on Tuesday March 30,  to the Biden administration calling for carbon-dense forests, including the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, to be specifically protected in the United States’ Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC).

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Statement: Procter & Gamble suppliers are degrading Canada’s boreal forest

A report released by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) assessed the sourcing practices of Procter and Gamble’s major wood pulp suppliers, Domtar, Aditya Birla Group and Resolute Forest Products.  NRDC found that logging feeding the company’s mills comes from areas of the forest containing critical habitat for endangered caribou.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

New report: Electrifying America’s buildings by 2050 could be like taking 65 million cars off the road

Replacing fossil fuel technology with electric options in the majority of American homes and businesses over the next 30 years could reduce so much net carbon emissions that it would be the equivalent of taking 65 million cars -- almost one-fourth of the total number of cars in the U.S. in 2019 -- off the road.

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Statement: Biden expresses transformative vision in ‘Build Back Better’ infrastructure plan

Environment America, U.S. PIRG, and PennEnvironment respond to the outline of President Biden's Build Back Better plan before his speech in Pittsburgh unveiling the plan. The transformative plan focuses on infrastructure investments that will improve public health and the environment.

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Statement: P&G falls short on protecting forests in disappointing shareholder update

Based on concerns initially raised by shareholders at the company’s annual meeting in October 2020, the world’s largest consumer goods company, Procter & Gamble, announced its plans to address forest sourcing and degradation in its supply chains. The new commitments fail to adequately resolve how the company will end deforestation, the degradation of intact primary forests and threatened species’ habitats.