11 May 2021
The UK government has introduced the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, which would severely clamp down on peaceful protest and criminalise trespass. This campaign guide explains the implications of the bill and shows how you can campaign against it to defend the right to non-violent protest, protect the way of life of nomadic Gypsy and Traveller communities and preserve access to the countryside.
09 Dec 2020
Join Friends of the Earth local group members and staff for a fun-filled event.
17 Sep 2020
We've published some new research showing access to green spaces across England.
15 Oct 2020
Guide to help groups respond to the government consultation on Planning for the Future.
21 May 202028 kB DOCX fileDirect download
Use this letter to ask your Local Planning Authority (your council) to safeguard the role of local communities in the planning process and respect these same six key principles.
01 Jun 2020
COVID-19 is causing widespread disruption to the UK planning system, which is there to ensure that the development and use of land is in the public interest. Recent legislation gave councils new powers to change the way they take planning decisions. This could undermine the public voice in planning and calls into question levels of transparency and democratic oversight of planning decisions.
17 Jun 2021
Our recommendations regarding coronavirus and resources to support you during this time. We will continue to monitor government advice on the subject and will review and update this page accordingly. Please do check back regularly.
16 Jan 2020
Coming at the end a year in which the climate crisis shot up the political and public agenda, the UN climate talks in December 2019 should have seen governments stepping up to stop climate breakdown. Unfortunately not.