Good planning is essential to protect the environment from development pressures. But recent reforms threaten to compromise the ability of the planning system as a whole to deliver in the public interest.
Katie de Kauwe. Lawyer, Friends of the Earth Legal Team22 Jul 2019
Katie de Kauwe explains how Friends of the Earth is taking legal action to support the right to protest against fracking. This article was updated on 30 November 2023 to reflect updates from a Supreme Court Appeal.
A close look at pesticide use reveals we’re treating crops more frequently and with a greater variety of chemicals than ever before – it’s time to reverse this trend and put the UK onto a trajectory of pesticide reduction.
A recent ruling by a High Court judge has huge significance both for those fighting fracking applications and for planning authorities and communities looking to prepare climate-friendly, resilient plans and policies.