Tag Archive for Food & Water Watch

Time to Phase Out Fossil Fuels and Build the Green Economy

In news that was generally overlooked amidst the 24/7 coverage of President Trump’s government shutdown, over 600 environmental groups published an open letter on January 10 called on the 116th Congress for “visionary and affirmative legislation action” to address the looming climate emergency now. The organizers of the letter, Friends of the Earth (FOE), called for…

TPP in Our Food? – January 27 Odd Fellows Hall Event, Santa Rosa

TPP IN OUR FOOD? Wed, Jan 27th, 6pm • Odd Fellows Hall, 545 Pacific Ave, Santa Rosa, CA  Join us for a speakers event to learn more about the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal that is coming up for a vote in Congress in spring 2016. This deal that is about a lot more than “trade” threatens our Food…

Communities of Faith Against Fracking – Food & Water Watch Video

From Food & Water Watch: Published on Sep 24, 2015 Earlier this year, Pope Francis called for decisive climate action in his Encyclical Letter. Now, while the Pope is visiting the U.S. for the first time, faith leaders across the country are speaking out against fracking—a form of extreme fossil fuel extraction that hurts our…

Has USDA Approved Chinese Poultry Imports? Advocates Demand Answers

Food & Water Watch press release: August 27th, 2015 Washington, D.C.—Is a Cargill poultry plant in China poised to export meat to the United States? That question lies at the heart of a controversy sparked by an August 13th article on WATTAgNet.com that reported that a Cargill plant in the Anhui province had been cleared…