Global Day of Action for the Amazon

On September 5, activists across the world joined the Global Day of Action for the Amazon to hold governments and companies that stand to profit from the fires in the Amazon accountable for their role in this environmental destruction.


The Companies Behind the Burning of the Amazon

New analysis from Mighty Earth shows the incentives for the Amazon's destruction come from international agribusinesses like JBS and Cargill.


Mighty Earth and NGO’s urge the EU to end complicity in the Amazon Fires

Mighty Earth joined today a host of other civil society organizations, pleading the EU to step up to the plate and address its own complicity in current Amazon fires & deforestation crisis.


Mighty Earth responds to the Fires in the Amazon

As the Amazon continues to burn at a record rate, Mighty Earth CEO Glenn Hurowitz has released a statement.


New Report: Steel Industry Vulnerable, Must Prepare for Decarbonization

Top 20 companies are not on pace to hit critical emissions reductions needed for 1.5-degree threshold


Mighty Earth responds to deforestation spike in the Amazon

New government data shows that 1,345 sq km of the Brazilian Amazon have been cleared in the month of July alone, an area greater than the city of Los Angeles. In response to this announcement, Mighty Earth CEO Glenn Hurowitz released a statement.


Judge Cargill on Implementation, Not Commitments

At this point, it’s irresponsible to take Cargill at their word. Cargill should be judged on implementation, not commitments.


Cargill Named “Worst Company in the World”

New report documents US-based agribusiness giant's "ineptitude and incoherence at a grand scale."


Mighty Earth to Help Set Environmental, Climate Standards for Steel

Environmental organization joins ResponsibleSteel, which will set standards and certification plans for industry by 2020


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."


In Rare Instance, Environmentalists Agree with Scott Pruitt’s EPA: Lower Biodiesel Mandates

It’s a shame that Pruitt is backing away from his agency’s proposal to reduce biodiesel levels. We don’t agree with the EPA on much of anything, but we did agree on this.


Environmental group cries “fowl” over biodiesel event

The National Biodiesel Board offered Congressional members and staff free French fries today, but the group’s touting of used cooking oil misrepresents the real-world reality of biodiesel production. Environmentalists and their animal ‘friends’ attended the event to share information about the strong links between biodiesel and deforestation.