Climate Change

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29 March 2010

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Friends of the Earth heaps on the Peer pressure

Friends of the Earth calls on Peers to vote for carbon target.

16 October 2013Read more View more

Why 'Cheap Greens' are neither green nor cheap

The grim reality behind the green rhetoric

14 October 2013Read more View more

The top news stories of the week

Fukushima, fracking and frogs hit the news

4 October 2013Read more View more

The latest climate science

New report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

30 September 2013Read more View more

Reclaim power: month of action on energy

Global month of action on energy

30 September 2013Read more View more

Support community renewables

Let's shift towards renewable energy

30 September 2013Read more View more

The top news stories of the week

The IPCC report, Ed Miliband and elephants hit the news this week

27 September 2013Read more View more

Conservative conference: pick up the pace, or pick up the pieces?

Chancellor likely to respond to Miliband's energy bills freeze

27 September 2013Read more View more

Politicians are asleep on the job - scientists issue climate wake-up call

Politicians are asleep on the job says IPCC

27 September 2013Read more View more

Thoughts on the "Truth about Fracking"

I watched ITV's "The Truth about fracking" the other night

20 September 2013Read more View more

Scientists to report on climate change - our top four predictions

We can all see the climate changing around us

18 September 2013Read more View more

What's the strategy for industrial strategy?

The Government seems to favour both high and low carbon

10 September 2013Read more View more

Biofuels - decision time for Europe

The EU must finally get its biofuel policy right

27 August 2013Read more View more

Fracking fallacies, love from Dave

Dear elderly, fuel poor householder. We've started fracking.

23 August 2013Read more View more

Balcombe to Quebec to Yasuni national park - communities fight back

People are realising they don't have to give in to bullies

23 August 2013Read more View more

Shale gas: we are the fractivists

People everywhere are joining the fight against fracking

21 August 2013Read more View more

Government fails to protect communities from fracking

Don't let the Government ignore us - make your voice count

15 August 2013Read more View more

Balcombe residents speak out on fracking

Find out what's happening on the ground

12 August 2013Read more View more

Friends of the Earth gets behind Balcombe's fracking fight

Thousands across the country support No fracking in Sussex

8 August 2013Read more View more

New guidance on fracking gives green light

A rubber stamp for the fracking industry

25 July 2013Read more View more

We're not giving up on fighting fracking

Shale gas isn't all it's cracked up to be

24 July 2013Read more View more

More shale gas with your tea vicar?

Why fracking is a really bad idea.

16 July 2013Read more View more

Community power on the up

Government announces plans to widen out the Feed-in Tariff

12 July 2013Read more View more

New shale gas estimates send shockwaves through the north of England

Vast reserves of UK natural gas will not lead to a greener future

3 July 2013Read more View more

Pro-frackers get hot under the collar

It wasn't the best start to a Sunday morning....

2 July 2013Read more View more

Climate change and the burning question

Are we still in denial?

28 June 2013Read more View more

We can do better than the Green Deal

Energy efficiency is a great deal for us and the planet

27 June 2013Read more View more

Green Deal or no deal

Proof that the Green Deal leaves people out in the cold

27 June 2013Read more View more

Photo exhibition highlights plight of refugees

Exhibition captures trauma of people forced to flee to survive

26 June 2013Read more View more

Obama speaks up on climate change

We need more, but it's leagues ahead of Cameron's silence.

26 June 2013Read more View more

London could be a sustainable city by 2050 - Ken Livingstone

Former mayor speaks of his legacy for a living city

20 June 2013Read more View more

The G8 must act on climate and the environment

Why current proposals are likely to make things worse, not better.

17 June 2013Read more View more

What's been happening at the Bonn Climate talks?

Find out more from our campaigner on the ground

14 June 2013Read more View more

New Planning Rules for Wind Power - Sauce for the Goose?

How will new rules affect onshore wind?

10 June 2013Read more View more

Review of news, views and action - May 2013

What's Friends of the Earth been up to?

7 June 2013Read more View more

UN climate talks in Bonn

The latest news from the conference

7 June 2013Read more View more

A narrow defeat, but the fight for a clean power target goes on

A big MP rebellion, but Liberal Democrats didn't do enough

6 June 2013Read more View more

MPs rebel over clean energy target

Government backbenchers join opposition parties in vote

4 June 2013Read more View more

Misleading reporting of climate research motivated by hatred of Government?

Climate sensitivity, dislike of Government and sceptics

30 May 2013Read more View more

Time to take our head out of the tar sands

Europe should stay clear of dirty tar sands

29 May 2013Read more View more

Jeremy Irons to attend UK Green Film Festival

The Oscar-winning actor will take part in a Q&A about his new film

28 May 2013Read more View more

Paying the price

Why things getting expensive may be the new normal

23 May 2013Read more View more

The solar panel installer

Meet Jon Cowdrill, Residential Project Manager at Joju Solar, London

22 May 2013Read more View more

Europe's 2030 climate plan is dangerously inadequate

It needs more ambition and binding targets

22 May 2013Read more View more

Earthmasters by Clive Hamilton

Would-be geoengineering earthmasters revealed

21 May 2013Read more View more

The clean energy ambassador

Meet Helen Taylor, Ambassador for Ecotricity, Stroud

14 May 2013Read more View more

The engineering student

Meet Kristina Kerwin, engineering student, London

14 May 2013Read more View more

Community Energy: does the Government protect private energy suppliers?

Does the government protect private energy suppliers? Hydro...

13 May 2013Read more View more

The graduate engineer

Meet Nicola Murphy, graduate wind power engineer at Alstom, Stafford

7 May 2013Read more View more

The tidal power developer

Meet Marc Paish, tidal power developer at Pulse Tidal, Sheffield

30 April 2013Read more View more

The wave energy engineer

Meet Lucy Littlewood, wave energy engineer at Alstom, Rugby

25 April 2013Read more View more

The marine energy boss

Meet Neil Kermode, Managing Director of the EMEC, Orkney

22 April 2013Read more View more

Unburnable Carbon

Unburnable carbon - big risks for investors

19 April 2013Read more View more

Billboards target Lib Dems over clean power target

MPs urged to back clean power

17 April 2013Read more View more

Powering Africa through feed-in tariffs

Projects in Africa lead the way for a new global energy path

16 April 2013Read more View more

The wind company boss

Meet Esbjorn Wilmar, Managing Director of Infinergy, Dorset

15 April 2013Read more View more

The World Bank must stop funding fossil fuels

This money fuels climate change and fails to help the poor

15 April 2013Read more View more

New Energy Minister Michael Fallon up to his neck in emissions

New Minister must recognise potential of clean British energy

28 March 2013Read more View more

Cutting climate from the curriculum leaves me cold

Please ask the Government to reconsider the changes

20 March 2013Read more View more

Yes, let's have a debate about shale gas - we're up for it

There are plenty of issues that need discussing

18 March 2013Read more View more

Mappiness: why our new Green Britain map makes me happy

Find green business and renewable energy projects in your area

12 March 2013Read more View more

This changes everything!

Burning trees really is dirtier than coal

8 March 2013Read more View more

EDF's legal threat could threaten us all

EDF's legal threats to No Dash for Gas threaten us all

25 February 2013Read more View more

Companies, charities, unions and faith groups calling for a clean power target

Leading companies call on MPs to back a 'green jobs amendment'

20 February 2013Read more View more

We need to stop burning fossil fuels. Because we just do

No shortage of oil and gas: how to stop using it?

20 February 2013Read more View more

Cold homes: Our home-made humanitarian disaster

Winter deaths from cold homes could be drastically reduced

14 February 2013Read more View more

Review of news, views and action - January 2013

What a month January was - hope and madness

11 February 2013Read more View more

Yee-haw! Osborne's oil bonanza

The Chancellor's near-£1bn tax handout is revealed

8 February 2013Read more View more

Using the planning system to fight fracking

Free workshop for local campaigners

8 February 2013Read more View more

Big wins on bees, nuclear dumping and Shell - what a week

What a week at Friends of the Earth

1 February 2013Read more View more

Australian heat wave is off the scale

New colours needed on the map

29 January 2013Read more View more

The Energy Bill will give more power to the Big Six

The Energy Bill will give more power to the Big Six

20 December 2012Read more View more

High profile Conservative calls for clean power target

Tim Yeo will introduce amendment to the Energy Bill

19 December 2012Read more View more

Compelling TV: Is our weather getting worse?

Climate change is here and happening right now

19 December 2012Read more View more
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