Oxford Friends of the Earth hosted a demonstration of a small, low-cost air pollution sensor during Oxford Green Week ‘Big Green Day Out’ on Saturday, June 9th.
Around 25 people from across Oxfordshire met at our workshop to discuss next steps on campaigning for clean air. There were plenty of updates on positive action.
Oxford City Council and Oxford Friends of the Earth launch campaign against engine idling at schools in bid to cut air pollution
The anti-idling campaign, known as Oxford Air Needs Your Care, aims to raise awareness of the dangers of toxic air pollution and the impact it has on the health of children. It focuses initially on schools but will also encourage motorists across the city to switch off whenever they are stationary for extended periods.
On a wintery 12 January evening, 220 people filled the Wesley Memorial Church in Oxford to hear Oxford’s two MPs, Anneliese Dodds and Layla Moran discussing issues around transport, climate change and the future of Oxford.
Oxford Friends of the Earth is looking for a volunteer air pollution campaigner. This would suit someone with an active interest in air pollution and developing campaign skills, and who can commit at least four hours per week. The volunteer will work with active members of the group and the role will involve:
On 7 November 2017, we presented our petition with over 1400 signatures of support to Oxfordshire County Council calling for all our local councils to develop a strong action programme that will deliver the changes we need to e