PRESS RELEASE: Peddi-power!

City Greenbelt Sites Saved From Development Birmingham Friends of the Earth have welcomed the Planning Inspector’s damning dismissal of Birmingham City Council’s proposed development at Peddimore and Bassetts Pole.   Local campaigners and residents...

Great Climate Change Swindle

To anybody who didn’t watch the Great Climate Change Swindle program two weeks ago you may be thinking the title of todays blog relates to the meagre green budget. If you did watch the program though, it may have come as a suprise to you that anthropogenic...

Take Action

Birmingham Friends of the Earth want to see more energy coming from renewables: wind, sun, ground heat, or from waste, all of which are low carbon. We want energy production to be owned by local communities rather than big business. Now that the Paris climate talks...

Flooding… nothing but despair?

Thought I’d write something as I work at the Environment Agency so I’ve been on the inside of one of the organisations dealing with the recent horrendous floods in Warwickshire, Worcestershire and of course Gloucestershire (which fell within our area)....

August – Campaigns Digest

The beginning of summer, if it ever did begin, has been eventful.  June was packed with so many activities.   It shows that month by month, our reach is impressive.  In early June, we had the Birmingham Friends of the Earth AGM, which really...