05 Jun 2019
A close look at pesticide use reveals we’re treating crops more frequently and with a greater variety of chemicals than ever before – it’s time to reverse this trend and put the UK onto a trajectory of pesticide reduction.
03 Jun 2019
Faster, deeper and fairer carbon pollution cuts than those recommended by the Committee on Climate Change are possible and necessary.
Paul de Zylva24 May 2019
“The essential, interconnected web of life on Earth is getting smaller and increasingly frayed.”
21 May 2019
We are asking MPs to join the existing cross-party support for amendment NC11 in the Agriculture Bill, which will put pesticide use in farming on the right path for everyone.
Paul de Zylva30 Apr 2019
If we lose the insects then everything is going to collapse.
Sandra Bell16 Apr 2019
Global insect decline is a wake-up call. Intensive farming is destroying the very species that underpin food production - including pollination, natural pest control and soil health.
Alasdair Cameron25 Mar 2019
Burnt goat heads and growth hormones may soon be arriving on our tables, thanks to lobbying by the Australian meat industry.
24 Mar 2019
Should the fossil fuel industry fund the transition to zero carbon? In the UK they cause around £44 billion worth of damage each year.
Clare Oxborrow12 Mar 2019
Why the government should encourage people to eat low-meat, planet-friendly diets if it is serious about cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
21 Feb 2018
There's enough food in the world for everyone – but to stop people going hungry we need changes in politics, farming and lifestyles: Friends of the Earth's position.
24 Nov 2017
For our own health and the sake of the environment we need to reduce our intake of meat, dairy and junk food: Friends of the Earth's position.
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.
05 Mar 2014730 kB PDF file
Why treating ecosystems like machines will lead to boom and bust in food supply.
30 Sep 1991External link
A book published by Friends of the Earth in 1991 about a way forward for farmers and the countryside.