Love God, Love Creation

Islamic Relief and Islamic Foundation for Ecological and Environmental Sciences held a networking evening for those involved and interested in the environment.  Yesterday evening (Tues 5th February) organisations such as CSV environment, Ulfah...

Campaigns Digest

The end of 2007 and beginning of 2008 has seen our campaigns take all kinds of directions. Our ability to concentrate on so many issues at once clearly shows the breadth of expertise we retain within the group. Four campaigners took to the streets for Buy Nothing Day....

Success for Sustrans

Birmingham FOE was mainly delighted that the People’s £50 Million Lottery was won in December by Sustrans for their ‘Connect2’ project – “to invest in walking and cycling UK-wide”. Only ‘mainly,’ because the other...

Avoiding the Third Degree

In December, the all important Climate Change Conference in Bali brought together delegates from 189 countries to forge a deal that would succeed the Kyoto agreement. The Kyoto Protocol is an international, legally binding agreement to reduce global greenhouse gas...

Rethinking the message

Dave Watton argues that we need more inspiring concepts and metaphors to successfully communicate the benefits of taking action on climate change. We know the scale of the challenge. That the earth’s ecosystems are under severe threat from human activity; that...