#Friends of the Earth

  • Article: Why Britain Lifting the Ban on Onshore Wind Farm Subsidies Is Big News for the Environment

    Why Britain Lifting the Ban on Onshore Wind Farm Subsidies Is Big News for the Environment

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 3, 2020

    The ban brought in by David Cameron has been reversed. Read more

  • Article: Tree Planting Spend in England Falls by 50% Since 2015 — Despite Promises to Plant More

    Tree Planting Spend in England Falls by 50% Since 2015 — Despite Promises to Plant More

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 19, 2019

    The UK government now spends less than £1 per person on planting trees. Read more

  • Article: COP26 Climate Talk is Officially Coming to Scotland in 2020

    COP26 Climate Talk is Officially Coming to Scotland in 2020

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 11, 2019

    Glasgow will host the most important gathering on climate change since the Paris Agreement. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Just Quietly Announced Some ‘Landmark’ Climate Policies. Here’s What You Need to Know.

    Scotland Just Quietly Announced Some ‘Landmark’ Climate Policies. Here’s What You Need to Know.

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 4, 2019

    Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland’s a “leader on climate change.” But what do the experts think? Read more

  • Article: 5 Animals That Have Become Symbols of Human Impact on the Planet

    5 Animals That Have Become Symbols of Human Impact on the Planet

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|April 10, 2019

    These animals are enduring reminders of the changes we all need to make. Read more

  • Article: The UK Hasn't Had a New Environment Bill for Over 20 Years. Now That's About to Change.

    The UK Hasn't Had a New Environment Bill for Over 20 Years. Now That's About to Change.

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 19, 2018

    It’s not yet clear what it will include, or when, but campaigners are calling it “fantastic.” Read more

  • Article: Heathrow's Third Runway Will Make Hitting Climate Targets 'Almost Impossible': Experts

    Heathrow's Third Runway Will Make Hitting Climate Targets 'Almost Impossible': Experts

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 25, 2018

    MPs have made “the biggest transport decision in a generation.” Read more

  • Article: The EU Will Totally Ban These Bee-Harming Pesticides

    The EU Will Totally Ban These Bee-Harming Pesticides

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 27, 2018

    Environmental campaigners described Friday’s decision as a “major victory.” Read more