Big Green Ambitions for the New Administration

Yesterday, Birmingham City Council launched its Green Infrastructure Strategy at the first Sustainability Forum since the election, so it was also a first opportunity to catch up with new councillors and the cabinet member for Green, Safe and Smart city, James McKay....

Second Runway Looms Again for Birmingham?

Press Release: Contact Joe Peacock 0121 6326909 campaigns@birminghamfoe.org Following the recent bold predictions of growth by Birmingham Airport, local environmentalists are pointing out that this means a second runway must be in their sights. Having defeated plans...

‘The Politics of Resource Depletion’

An interesting blend of economics, geography, sociology and ecology, the series of lectures delivered at the University of Birmingham on the 6th of June were fascinating and challenging. The theme of all the presentations was not climate change but resource scarcity-...