Useful links and Resources:

Useful info re working with local councils

i) There is a more recent plan put out by FoE re what local councils can do  https://takeclimateaction.uk/download/climate-action-plan-councils There are 50 points but not exactly the ones we have been using.

ii)  There is a detailed Guide for scrutiny of what a local council is doing about climate change. https://cfgs.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/CfPS-Climate-Change-LINKS.pdf

iii) National FoE’s view on Brent’s progress and suggested targets https://takeclimateaction.uk/climate-action/how-climate-friendly-your-area

iv)Tony Bosworth  tony.bosworth@foe.co.uk  Is there to advise.

v) A handful of case studies https://takeclimateaction.uk/resources/councils-tackling-climate-chaos   . They're also working with other organisations to produce a more comprehensive and searchable list.

vi) i) There is very large amount of info, advice, resources, training courses etc available on the climate action website. https://takeclimateaction.uk/take-action/our-campaign

 

Friends of the Earth Webinars:

A range of upcoming Webinars from Friends of the Earth centrally can be found here.

National FoE resources page

Lots of useful information here.

 

 

Brent FoE Hustings

Submitted by ian on Sat, 10/04/2021 - 21:14

 

 

On April 8th We hosted an online Hustings, with members of the Green, Labour and Liberal Democrat Parties answering questions of the public, Chaired very capably by local author and barrister Hashi Mohammed. Watch the full video above.

 

Campaigning in the crisis

Submitted by ian on Sat, 30/05/2020 - 10:50

  

Covid-19 - How to campaign


These are unsettling times for us all, particularly the most vulnerable in our society. The most important thing you can do right now is to keep yourself, and the wider community, safe. If we are to be effective climate activists in the future, we need to look after our physical and mental wellbeing now.

Friends of the Earth wins campaign to protect the climate from Heathrow Third Runway

Submitted by ian on Wed, 22/04/2020 - 12:28

 

no 3rd runway

Friends of the Earth Press Release:

Will Rundle, head of legal at Friends of the Earth, said “This ruling is an absolutely ground-breaking result for climate justice. We were fighting a project that would have had dire implications for present and future generations.”