Birmingham’s Energy Potential

Birmingham Friends of the Earth has been busy working on our latest energy campaign: Clean British Energy. The Government is looking at introducing a new Energy Bill, which will shape UK energy through 2020. We’ve been hard at work promoting clean energy at this...

Campaigns Digest August 2012

This is my last digest as Campaigns Support Worker for Birmingham Friends of the Earth. Over my three years here a lot has changed, some of it encouraging, some if it less good (not down to Birmingham Friends of the Earth, but the local, national and international...

Hitting that Target

Birmingham has given itself an almighty challenge in its attempts to put itself at the forefront in the battle to become a more sustainable city and the most worrying thing is that nobody knows how it is doing. The previous administration gave Birmingham the target of...

We Need Fair Tax on Flying

We are disappointed to learn that two local MPs Rodger Godsiff and Steve McCabe are amongst over 50 who have signed an early day motion to reduce Air Passenger Duty in the UK.   The arguments in this EDM and those put forward by The Fair Tax on Flying alliance of...