Insight

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?

Citizen Participation and Popular Education in the City

Dr Eurig Scandrett01 Sep 2013External link

How citizen participation in cities can contribute to wellbeing within environmental limits.

A plan for clean British energy

14 Sep 20122.24 MB PDF file

Powering the UK with renewables – and without nuclear energy.

The health impacts of cold homes and fuel poverty

Marmot Review Team01 May 2011650 kB PDF fileDirect download

Making the case for aligning the environmental and health benefits of reducing fuel poverty and improving the thermal efficiency of UK housing stock.

The impact of abolishing National Indicator 186

11 Feb 201145 kB PDF file

In 2010 the government abolished the National Performance Framework (NPF). We examine the impact on the ability of local authorities to cut carbon emissions.

Reckless gamblers

10 Dec 20101.65 MB PDF file

How political inaction is ramping up the risk of dangerous climate change.

A dangerous distraction

06 Jun 2009888 kB PDF file

Why offsetting is failing the climate and people: the evidence.

Home truths

01 Nov 2007319 kB PDF file

A low-carbon strategy to reduce housing emissions by 80% by 2050.

Aviation in a low-carbon EU

21 Sep 2007295 kB PDF file

How the proposal for the aviation-emissions trading scheme must be improved.

The un-happy planet index

10 Oct 20061.63 MB PDF file

An index of human well being and environmental impact by the New Economics Foundation and Friends of the Earth.

Living within a carbon budget

30 Jun 2006824 kB PDF file

The policy pathways for achieving a low-carbon future: a Tyndall Centre report for Friends of the Earth and The Co-operative Bank.