What politicians say and what they really mean

For something a little different this issue, we invited Robert Pass to write a piece about politicians and what they say. This is a personal view which may or may not reflect the views of others in Birmingham Friends of the Earth. Enjoy the satire! I will create real...

Volunteer Spotlight: Emily Williams

Julien Pritchard interviews Emily Williams How long have you been volunteering with BFoE? 4-5 months. What do you do here? I am currently working on the Citizen Science program. This involves teaching primary school children about air pollution and setting up an...

Tidal Lagoon

Exciting news: It looks like the UK is going to have its first tidal lagoon power station in Swansea bay, capable of generating 240MW. Now why is such a large scale project so exciting? Tidal lagoon energy is a relatively new way of generating renewable energy on a...

In the Media Apr-May 2014

So what have we been talking about in the media over the last couple of months? First was another interview on Adrian Goldberg’s show about bus lanes, which seems to have replaced wheelie bins as the topic for discussion in the papers and on radio phone-in shows. This...

Guest Article- Young Friends of the Earth

By Greg Hewitt Young Friends of the Earth are young people aged 18-30 who see that things can be different and who care about the future of our planet and the people on it. We want to see a new, positive relationship between young people and the planet. In order to do...