More State Aid for Under-taxed Aviation Industry

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE More State Aid for Under-taxed Aviation Industry  Birmingham Friends of the Earth reacted with dismay today to the announcement that state aid is being provided to subsidise the building of the runway extension at Birmingham...

20mph Limits are Key to Healthy Transport

Birmingham Friends of the Earth has been campaigning for 20mph speed limits to be adopted on all residential roads in the city for some time now. We believe that this will help in cutting CO2 emissions from transport, improve community cohesion and people’s...

FoE signs High Speed Rail (HS2) Right Lines Charter

Birmingham Friends of the Earth has been analysing the High Speed Rail (HS2) Project for some time. The consultation on this by the Department for Transport has now started. Friends of the Earth nationally has now signed up to a Charter, entiled the ‘Right Lines...

The Problem

The global food industry is out of control. Big business is taking over how our food is produced and sold. People think that cheap food is good, but the real costs are hidden. Increasing amounts of land, water and chemical inputs are needed to produce food at the...

The Solution

We’re campaigning to prevent over-consumption of natural resources and for a world where everyone has enough to eat. Our diets have a massive impact on the environment; if we change our habits to eat less meat and dairy, and eating seasonally and locally, it’ll...