Climate Action

Slack ground rules

10 Jan 2022

We use the online messaging platform Slack to talk to each other about Climate Action. Here are our ground rules for using Slack.

Durham County Council uses plastic pledge to cut waste and inspire community

07 Jan 2022

Learn how Durham County Council reduced waste with a ban on single-use plastic in council offices and premises, and inspired the wider community to tackle the problem. The ban forms part of the 'Friends of the Earth 50 climate actions for councils' under Action 40.

Warrington helps residents invest in renewable energy with Community Municipal Bonds

11 Jan 2022

Learn how Warrington Borough Council has raised money from local climate bonds for low-carbon infrastructure, to speed up carbon emissions reductions and increase resilience to the pandemic. The use of Community Municipal Investments like this forms part of the 'Friends of the Earth 50 climate actions for councils' under Action 8.

How to welcome new members to your group

01 Sep 2021

How do you make sure newcomers to your group come back? Read our ideas on creating a welcoming environment and growing your group – they may well come in handy in your workplace too.

Woodland opportunity mapping Where could we create woodland in England?

01 Sep 2021

This mapping and analysis show that it is indeed possible to double woodland cover in England and Wales in a way that does not encroach on arable land or protected areas.

How to hold great meetings

01 Sep 2021

Running smooth, productive meetings with an inclusive culture is vital to healthy groups. Have a look at our tips for how to do this.

10 ways to improve your time management

01 Sep 2021

Campaigning for a better, fairer world takes time. For many climate activists, there’s so much to do, but life often gets in the way. Check out these tips to manage your time more effectively.

Coronavirus guidance

24 Jan 2022

Our recommendations regarding coronavirus and resources to support you during this time. We will continue to monitor government advice on the subject and will review and update this page accordingly. Please do check back regularly.

A green and fair recovery for Wales

13 Sep 2021

What we need to secure a green and fair recovery for people and communities in Wales.

Climate Action Plans for metro mayors

25 Jan 2022

On 6 May 2021, metro mayors in 7 regions of England were elected, as well as the London Mayor. Thanks to pressure from groups and Friends of the Earth supporters, 6 out of 8 winning metro mayors took our Climate Action Pledge in the run-up to the election. Access the Climate Action Plans for each region and find out what metro mayors should do to protect the most vulnerable.