Jodie Etheridge – My BFoE Journey

Jodie Etheridge – My BFoE Journey

Iā€™m Jodie, one of the volunteers at Birmingham FoE. I was brought up as a vegetarian and had to make a decision in my teenage years about whether to stay vegetarian or not. I decided to stay vegetarian for animal welfare and environmental reasons. I therefore became...
Green Lane Masjid visit

Green Lane Masjid visit

My reflections; Toqueer Ahmed Quyyam, volunteer with Birmingham Friends of the Earth and Footsteps, and organiser of the Green Lane Masjid visit on 13 October 2021. I was humbled to organise a visit to the Green Lane Masjid. My passion is to bring people together from...

Take Action

Science and justice demands that society massively reduces energy consumption, produces energy from low carbon renewable sources (such as wind, sun and ground heat) and that energy production is owned by local communities rather than big businesses. Year after year,...

The Problem

Fossil fuels, such as coal, oil and natural gas, are the result of geological processes acting on organic matter over many years ā€“ these fossil fuels all store carbon. When burning these fossil fuels, carbon dioxide, that has been stored away for millions of years, is...