Former Congressman Waxman: New GAO Report Shows Biofuels “Not a Serious Solution to Climate Change”

A new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office has found that the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) has failed to meet its economic or environmental goals. In response, former Congressman Henry Waxman, now chairman of Mighty Earth has released a statement


Major Rogue Player in Southeast Asia’s Palm Oil Industry Announces Zero Deforestation Policy

Today, BLD Plantation Bhd, a major palm oil producer and refiner operating in Sarawak, Malaysia, announced a Sustainability Policy committing to “No Deforestation, No Development on Peat, and No Exploitation” (NDPE)


Time for the European Union to act to address deforestation and child labour in the cocoa sector

Following the release of highly concerning data from the Global Forest Watch, we—the undersigned organisations working in the fields of environment, human rights, and agriculture—urge you to take action to address deforestation and child labour in the cocoa sector.


Resistance to Destructive Palm Oil Grows in South Korea

A recent report has exposed the harmful practices of major Korean conglomerates linked to the palm oil industry in Indonesia, leading to public outcry and consequences for some of the companies involved.


Cement is leading on climate and steel is falling behind

As the heavy industry sector makes progress on emissions, steel is a notable laggard


New Dutch Law Combats Child Labor, Highlights Need for EU-Wide Standards on Cocoa

We are pleased to share excellent news from the Netherlands, where the Dutch Senate has approved a law that will combat the scourge of child labor by holding companies accountable for labor practices throughout their supply chains.


Mighty Earth Calls on Private Sector to Address Devastating Climate Impacts

"Just because government isn’t doing its job doesn’t mean the job doesn’t have to be done."


Skanska UK Pledges Zero Emissions by 2045, Leads Construction Industry in Climate Commitments

This pledge from Skanska UK demonstrates that there are clear pathways to achieving zero emissions in the construction sector and, by proxy, in the heavy industrial sector


FSC Allowing Groups Engaged in Deforestation to Continue Profiting from its Eco-friendly Forestry Label

After a two-year investigation process, Mighty Earth calls for action on stalled Korindo scandal and files new complaint against KTS Group


Human activity threatens the survival of a million species – what can one person do?

It can be tempting to ignore the news entirely – studies have shown that people will stop paying attention to stories of misery and suffering when situations seem hopeless. But we cannot afford to tune out now.


Is Nucor falling behind on decarbonization trend in steel industry?

Today during Nucor Corporation's (NUE) annual meeting of stockholders, investors and media are likely to hear highlights of the "record year" that the company had in 2018: record earnings, high performing stock price, leadership in key markets, and new facilities.