Cities

The future of cities: our position

21 Feb 2018

With most of the world living in cities, we're going to need a lot more community resource-sharing and stronger local democracy: Friends of the Earth's position.

Housing: our position

21 Feb 2018

We need a lot more housing, but every home should be well-insulated, affordable, safe and environmentally friendly: Friends of the Earth's position.

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.

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.

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.

Reviving the city

28 Feb 1991External link

A book published by Friends of the Earth in 1991 about a pathway towards sustainable urban development.