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About Us

We meet on the last Tuesday of each month (except August and December), 7.30pm, at Dice Cup, 68 Mansfield Rd NG1 3GY. All welcome. Our membership covers the Greater Nottingham area. Contact details are at www.nottfoe.gn.apc.org/contacts.htm which also has recent newsletters. For our previous news archive click 'News' below. Recent activities have included:

Information on campaigns before 2009 can be found on our old website hosted by GreenNet. See also our Facebook site for Friends of the Earth - Nottingham.

News

Why won’t Notts kick the fossil fuel habit? (Oct 2018)

As at March 2018, Nottinghamshire Pension Fund (Notts PF) invests over £5bn on behalf of more than 136,000 members. Over £300m is in fossil fuel companies, over £200m of this in fracking companies. The biggest investments are in Shell, BP, BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto. There are also big investments in HSBC and Barclays Banks which have funded large scale coal extraction around the world.

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Robin Hood supports a Clean Air Zone

Why won't Nottingham get a Clean Air Zone? (Sep 2018)

Following a consultation, Nottingham City Council has decided not to implement a Clean Air Zone - which would aim to bring the city's air pollution levels into legal compliance as soon as possible. They claim that their current investment in cleaner buses and other vehicles will be enough to bring the city centre into compliance.

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Contact details

Phone Nigel Lee
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