The media just won’t leave Apple alone – I almost feel sorry for them. I know I shouldn’t feel sorry for the global megabrand, but I almost do: Apple’s getting the Panorama treatment.
Some of the UK’s biggest businesses and trade groups – including Unilever, IKEA, Kingfisher, M&S and EEF, the Manufacturers’ Organisation – have put intense pressure on the European Commission [EC] not to scrap crucial plans to use natural resources much …
The international community have failed to make significant progress towards securing an effective climate change agreement in Paris next year, Friends of the Earth said today, as the latest round of talks in Lima, Peru closed.
On Thursday 11 December, we learned that new EU president Jean Claude Juncker, is planning to abandon two packages which could prevent 58,000 premature deaths from air pollution by 2030, save £31-110bn, and create over 580,000 jobs.
A year ago our politicians voted to change how Europe fishes for food. One year on, MEPs are already breaking their pledge to safeguard our fish stocks.
European Commission proposals on the circular economy and air quality are in imminent danger of being scrapped. These are crucial plans aimed at making Europe use resources more wisely and address the air pollution public health crisis.
If schools could borrow money for solar panels they could save up to £8,000 a year while producing the lovely clean energy that we desperately need.
Energy efficiency crucial, says Friends of the Earth, following new report on energy prices and bills
In response to the new report, from the Government’s committee on climate change, which has found policies to support low-carbon electricity have already reduced emissions by the equivalent of taking 10 million cars off the road, Simon Bullock, Friends of …
On Thursday 4th December 2014, cycle forum members were invited to a briefing meeting to look at the proposed signage for the ‘cycling provision’ at the Southmoor Road / Altrincham Road junction in Wythenshawe which has already been built as …
Responding to the Environmental Audit Committee report on air quality published today, Friends of the Earth Campaigner Jenny Bates said: “This damning report reinforces the ‘public health imperative’ to tackle filthy air which kills tens of thousands of people prematurely in …
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Here is our response to plans for Prestwich Cycleway and Airport City Cycle Way. The response from Manchester City Council is also available. Download pdf
Government plans to invest over £2bn in flood defence project is not enough to protect homes and businesses from the impacts of climate change, Friends of the Earth warned today (Tuesday 2 December 2014).
Responding to the Government’s announcement today of more than 80 new road schemes, Friends of the Earth senior campaigner Jane Thomas said: “Once again UK transport policy is heading in the wrong direction.
The Chancellor must prioritise peoples’ health, homes and quality of life in next week’s Autumn Statement, Friends of the Earth said today.
Reacting to a new Royal Society report published today (Thursday 27 November 2014), warning that exposure of human populations to extreme weather is set to increase as global climate and population size, location and age continue to change, Friends of …