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Friends of the Earth
Campaign Connection
20 October 2011
Join now! Updates for Local Campaigners 

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Welcome to this month's campaign connection email.

News hot off the press is that our exciting new energy campaign got off to an amazing start this week. Read on to find out more!


Final Demand campaign off to a great start

The brand new Final Demand campaign launched this week - with 200 pieces of media coverage on the very first day.

Sign the petition, watch the video, and find out more about how you can get involved on the campaign hub.

Final Demand - Stop the big energy company stitch-up

Warm Homes campaign ends

In the last two years, the Warm Homes campaign has achieved a lot. Not least changes that could lift 150,000 households out of fuel poverty, slashing their energy bills, and reducing carbon emissions. Here's a reminder of what we won and how we did it. A massive thank you to everyone involved.

cold homes

Planning update

Thanks to everyone who signed our postcards and met MPs to raise concerns over the new framework - the consultation has now ended.

Let's continue to put pressure on Government to create a greener and fairer system. Sign up to our Localism Hub and look at our community page to find out more.

Model of a built-up area

Farming reform plans revealed

The first draft of plans to reform rules governing European farming (known as the Common Agricultural Policy or CAP) have been released. They contain some good news - a tribute to excellent campaigning by our supporters - but need strengthening and improving. We've put out a detailed response and press release. New campaigning actions will follow soon.

Cows

Build-up to Durban

Our International Climate team have been working hard at the climate negotiations in Bonn and Panama and are now busy preparing for the next round in Durban in December. Read more about our demands and help us push them forward.

UNFCCC climate talks in Panama - October 2011

African Climate Connection

During the first week of the UK Climate talks in Durban at the end of November, grassroots groups are planning African-themed events around the UK. Find out what's going on and sign up to get involved.

Stop Climate Chaos

Councils, Communities and Climate Change conference

Places are filling up fast for our Councils, Communities and Climate Change conference on 2 November in Westminster. Book now at http://www.foe.co.uk/stepchange where you can also see final details of the packed agenda. The conference is free, with lunch provided.

If you know members of your local authority who would be interested in coming, please point them in the direction of this website.

Audience members at Local Groups Conference 2010



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