19 Mar 2019
Despite cutbacks there is still a lot local authorities can do on climate change
HS2 is using money that's needed for buses, trams, walking, cycling and other railway projects if we are to beat climate change and cure commuter hell.
Craig Bennett19 Mar 2019
How can the Chancellor's spending review save us from Chris Grayling's climate wrecking transport plans?
Lynn Sloman and Lisa Hopkinson, Transport for Quality of life15 Feb 2019
Free bus travel should be offered in the UK to the under 30's as a stepping stone to free bus travel for all.
Lisa Hopkinson and Lynn Sloman, Transport for Quality of Life03 Feb 2019
Urban sprawl needs to be stopped. We need a diverse mix of new developments in existing urban areas with high quality public transport, cycling and walking.
Lisa Hopkinson and Lynn Sloman, Transport for Quality of Life01 Feb 2019
Even a very rapid switch to electric cars will not reduce greenhouse gas emissions enough. In addition, traffic levels need to be reduced by at least 20%.
13 Nov 2018
Why we need to reduce global warming greenhouse gases rapidly: Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland's position.
Mike Childs01 Aug 2018
The UK should use renewable energy to heat homes and businesses. It should do that through electric heating backed up by renewably-produced hydrogen.
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.
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.
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.
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.
01 Jan 2015
Using the Global Calculator to put us on a pathway to curb dangerous levels of climate change.
14 Sep 20122.24 MB PDF file
Powering the UK with renewables – and without nuclear energy.
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.