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Communities fighting climate breakdown

Published:  29 Apr 2020    |      Last updated:  14 Jul 2020    |      4 minute read     |        |    Eoin Redahan
In just one year Climate Action groups have convinced councils to declare climate emergencies, lobbied for change at a local level, and brought communities together. Could your community do something similar?

Friends of the Earth sparks moorland burning investigation

Published:  24 Feb 2019    |      Last updated:  29 Oct 2019    |      4 minute read
Following our 2018-2019 investigation into landowners breaking voluntary agreements to stop burning their moors for grouse shooting, the UK government pledged to ban moorland burning on blanket bog. Guy Shrubsole and Alasdair Cameron share their initial report.

About us

Published:  08 Aug 2017    |      Last updated:  03 Jul 2019
We are part of an international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it.

Why we fought to protect the Gwent Levels for future generations

Published:  29 Nov 2018    |      Last updated:  05 Jun 2019    |      4 minute read     |        |    Celeste Hicks
A new road to ease congestion on the M4 in south Wales was first proposed in the 1990s. After nearly 30 years of campaigning by Friends of the Earth, the route through the Gwent Levels has been finally ruled out.

Fracking
and climate breakdown

Published:  11 Jul 2017    |      Last updated:  29 May 2019
Fracking is controversial and unpopular. It is not the solution to our energy needs or climate change. Join us to help keep fossil fuels in the ground.