Climate change

Nuclear energy: our position

27 Nov 2017

We need low-carbon energy. But renewables like wind and solar, and energy efficiency are better than nuclear power: Friends of the Earth's position.

Climate change adaptation: our position

27 Nov 2017

We need to minimise how climate change affects people and nature. We also have a responsibility to help the most vulnerable to cope: Friends of the Earth's position.

Climate refugees: our position

23 Nov 2017

Refugees don’t just flee wars, persecution and intolerance. Sometimes it’s droughts, floods or famine: Friends of the Earth’s position on climate change and environmental refugees.

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.

A plan for clean British energy

14 Sep 20122.24 MB PDF file

Powering the UK with renewables – and without nuclear energy.

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.

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.