Climate change and the campaign against fossil fuels Reports

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Episode 20: What’s wrong with the Policing Bill?

11 Jun 2021 | 23.23 MB MP3 file
We explore the governments controversial new Policing Bill, speaking to our Head of Political Affairs, Dave Timms about the risk to peaceful protest and Mattey Mitchell from Friends, Families and Travellers about its potential devastating effects on the rights of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.

Draft environmental principles policy statement – Friends of the Earth response

04 Jun 2021 | 181 kB PDF file
On 10 March 2021, the UK government opened a consultation on the Draft Statement on Environmental Principles. Government promised that overhauling these environmental principles would “put them at the heart of government” and make sure the environment was not just an afterthought. But we have significant concerns.
Read the Friends of the Earth consultation response here, submitted 2 June 2021.

Episode 19: Do local elections matter?

27 Apr 2021 | 12.78 MB MP3 file
On 6 May, communities across Wales and much of England will be voting in a series of elections for their next Metro Mayor, local council and Senedd representatives.
We speak to Connie and Jackie, local campaigners in Friends of the Earth's network of grassroots groups, to find out what they want local candidates to prioritise and what they're doing to make sure climate is a priority for all parties.

Mini-series: A better future, episode 3

01 Apr 2021 | 19.31 MB MP3 file
A green, low-carbon future means new jobs and industries that are good for the environment and the people in them. But what counts as a green job, how do you get one, and what should government be doing to create more?

Louisa and Danny chat to Clare Linton from Urban Transport Group and Lola Fayokun from Teach The Future about how to get a green job.

Mini-series: A better future, episode 2

03 Mar 2021 | 23.15 MB MP3 file
Part of our plan for building a greener and fairer future as we recover from the pandemic is to fix the broken economy. But what's broken about it? What might a different approach look like? And what difference would that actually make to your life?

Fran and Danny talk to Adrienne Buller from think tank Common Wealth to uncover answers to all of these burning questions.

Episode 18: A green and stress-free Christmas

03 Mar 2021 | 23.91 MB MP3 file
The holiday season is barrelling towards us, and it can be a stressful time of year, even as we try to relax.

So, Muna and Louisa speak to Tori Tsui, a climate and mental health activist who is loaded with tips on how we can look after ourselves, each other and the planet as we make it through the final hurdle of 2020.