Clean British Energy

We are at a crossroads. With a fifth of the UK’s electricity generating capacity shutting down over the next ten years; an increasing demand for electricity; and the need to decarbonise our power sector, business as usual is not an option. The country currently gets...

Campaigns Digest June 2012

Things are really getting under way for 2012 now. My time filling in as Campaigns Support Worker while Joe is on a placement has been busy and fun, with two major campaigns (the Bee Cause and Clean British Energy) being launched, the local elections and this...

Bay Leaf Fundraiser

As a group we usually run lock ups at festivals up and down the country in the summer, with Glastonbury being our biggest revenue generator. However, with no Glastonbury this year the campaigners were forced to become a little more creative with their fundraising...

Food Waste Leaves a Bad Taste

 As part of the UK Green Film Festival 2012, the Birmingham Co-operative film society screened the films Happy and Taste the Waste earlier this month. On the Saturday I went along to watch ‘Taste the Waste’, a documentary about the worldwide destruction of food....

Building a bee house

Here at Beemingham Friends of the Earth we decided to make the most of the lovely weather and build a bee house. We started off by doing some research on bee houses to find out what would be the best kind to build. There were loads of options, including a city bee...