Press releases

07 Oct 2015 More houses needed - but they mustn’t be at expense of environment, says Friends of the Earth
05 Oct 2015 5p charge will significantly cut plastic bag use in England
01 Oct 2015 England plastic bag charge welcomed, but must be extended to all stores, says Friends of the Earth
29 Sep 2015 Labour conference: Lisa Nandy and Kerry McCarthy speeches
29 Sep 2015 Friends of the Earth calls on Transport Secretary to come clean on VW scandal
29 Sep 2015 No fracking in Northern Ireland, no fracking anywhere
28 Sep 2015 Shell stops Arctic activity after 'disappointing' tests
24 Sep 2015 UK emissions probe must be "wholly independent of car companies"
24 Sep 2015 £14 billion risky fossil fuel investments by UK councils revealed
23 Sep 2015 Legal action commences against the Department of the Environment’s failure to protect Lough Neagh from unlawful sand dredging
21 Sep 2015 UK agrees £2bn loan guarantee for China investment in Hinkley Point
17 Sep 2015 Report that Bayer is to stop using thiacloprid in Provado and Baby Bio from 2016.
17 Sep 2015 Pressure mounting on the Government to rethink attacks on solar
14 Sep 2015 Corbyn must make Labour the greenest opposition ever
27 Aug 2015 Govt proposals to end support for rooftop solar slammed
26 Aug 2015 Scientists identify new risks to bees from pesticides - Friends of the Earth reaction
24 Aug 2015 Bees: Friends of the Earth mounts legal challenge over pesticide decision
20 Aug 2015 New study shows banned pesticide harms honey bees
18 Aug 2015 Government opens up huge swathes of Northern England for fracking blitz
13 Aug 2015 Govt to fast-track fracking through planning system
06 Aug 2015 Great British Bee Count results: Schools top of the class
05 Aug 2015 Victory for community and environment as Welsh council rejects opencast coal mine
04 Aug 2015 Fracking popularity falls to new low
03 Aug 2015 Obama climate plan - Friends of the Earth reaction
28 Jul 2015 Friends of the Earth takes first legal steps on pesticides decision
24 Jul 2015 Amber Rudd climate speech - Govt will be judged on action, not warm words
23 Jul 2015 Frackers Cuadrilla to appeal Lancashire planning refusal
22 Jul 2015 Bees: Govt allows farmers to use 'banned' pesticide
22 Jul 2015 Govt solar cuts cast long shadow over industry
16 Jul 2015 Green light for fracking under National Parks
15 Jul 2015 Call for urgent action as new report reveals 9,500 deaths in London because of air pollution
14 Jul 2015 London Assembly urges action on diesel air pollution
08 Jul 2015 Budget: Making renewable electricity pay carbon tax, like making apple juice pay an alcohol tax, says Friends of the Earth
08 Jul 2015 Budget snub to climate change action, as Chancellor adds more fossil fuel to the fire
01 Jul 2015 Government publishes secret rural fracking impacts study
01 Jul 2015 David Cameron must respect Lancashire's fracking decision
01 Jul 2015 Airport expansion threatens UK climate action, warns Friends of the Earth, as report backs Heathrow
30 Jun 2015 Airport expansion will undermine UK climate action, warns Friends of the Earth
30 Jun 2015 Urgent UK action needed now to avoid increasing costs and impacts of climate change, says official Govt advisor.
29 Jun 2015 Lancashire fracking application rejected