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Mr Frackhead on UK tour

Crawberry Hill planning application - Friends of the Earth response

21 Oct, 2014 (PDF) 262.37 KB

In October 2014, East Riding  of Yorkshire Council considered an application from Rathlin Energy to extend the time allowed to explore for shale gas at Crawberry Hill in the Yorkshire Wolds. This document is Freinds of the Earth's response to that application. Permission has been granted to Rathlin for a further 12 months of exploration with six months to clear up the mess they've made.

Flood defences & climate change joint letter to Chancellor

20 Oct, 2014 (PDF) 481.3 KB

Joint letter sent to the Chancellor by Friends of the Earth, the Association of British Insurers, Aviva UK and the National Flood Forum, calling for greater investment in flood defences to keep pace with climate change, and concerted action to cut emissions.

An environmental and socially just agenda for housing

14 Oct, 2014 (PDF) 811.15 KB

Simply building more homes will not solve the housing crisis. New homes are needed and they need to be built in the right place to the right standard in order to reduce future carbon pollution. But the big issues that need to be addressed are the quality of existing homes, the affordability of homes and an economy too dependent on ever increasing house prices. This briefing identifies 17 bold changes in an an environmental and socially just agenda for housing.