Insight

Refashioning food systems with sustainable diets guidelines

Professor Tim Lang01 May 20171.21 MB PDF file

Food consumption impacts on environment, health, society and economy. We argue for a sustainable diets strategy.

Big Ideas project features in The Ecologist

17 Mar 2017External link

It's not enough to oppose all the bad things. We also have to build our own vision of the future, and map out how to get there.

30 Big Ideas to change the world

14 Feb 2017839 kB PDF file

Over a period of 4 years Friends of the Earth investigated 10 big research areas, from the future of cities to innovation to the role of gender equality.

Sharing cities: a case for truly smart and sustainable cities

02 Nov 2015External link

McLaren and Agyeman go beyond the faddish, commercial sharing economy to means of sharing that are communal, encouraging trust and collaboration.

Campaigning for change: lessons from history

05 Jun 20155.81 MB PDF file

Historians and campaigners explore the history of campaigning – and what lessons may be drawn for fighting modern-day causes.

Mind your step

30 May 20154.59 MB PDF file

The land and water footprints of everyday products.

The Empathy Effect

Roman Krznaric01 Mar 2015898 kB PDF fileDirect download

How empathy drives common values, social justice and environmental action

Heathrow - a litany of broken promises

12 Feb 2015201 kB PDF file

Heathrow Terminal 5 and Runway 3 - this briefing offers a chronological summary of broken promises over the expansion of Heathrow Airport between 1993 and 2015.

The four footprints technical briefing

02 Feb 2015492 kB PDF file

The Four Footprints: frequently asked questions for policy makers.

A greener, healthier, cheaper, safer world

01 Jan 2015

Using the Global Calculator to put us on a pathway to curb dangerous levels of climate change.

Focusing businesses on doing good

Mike Childs31 Dec 2014719 kB PDF file

How might we refocus business on environmental and human wellbeing?

An environmental and socially just agenda for housing

09 Oct 20141.13 MB PDF file

We need a completely different approach to housing. Housing policy is neither providing affordable quality homes, nor protecting ecosystem services.

No dominion over nature

05 Mar 2014730 kB PDF file

Why treating ecosystems like machines will lead to boom and bust in food supply.

Radical agenda for cities

19 Jan 2014429 kB PDF file

How will successful cities cope with the environmental challenges of the 21st century?

A plan for clean British energy

14 Sep 20122.24 MB PDF file

Powering the UK with renewables – and without nuclear energy.