Clean Air Zone

Clean Air Zone – Time for the Government to Cough Up! Martin Stride As most of you are aware, Birmingham (along with 5 other cities in England) has been required by the government to submit a scheme for a clean air zone (CAZ) to tackle levels of air pollution...
Become an Environmental Leader

Become an Environmental Leader

Pop-out text: 19-25? Apply for the Environmental Leadership Programme at www.uprising.org.uk/apply Article text: The free UpRising Environmental Leadership Programme (ELP) will give you the knowledge, skills, networks and confidence to reach your leadership potential...
Volunteer in spotlight : Sanjive Mahandru

Volunteer in spotlight : Sanjive Mahandru

How long have you been volunteering More than 2 years. I was introduced to FOE by Eileen (a friend), who made an impact on my life and the actions I take. She was white, middle class, and ahead of her time. The opposite of me. What do you do at BFOE. Nothing important...

Musings about cycling

Our addiction to cars. Do buses smell? Do we feel safe or is it may be below our status to travel on buses or public transport generally? More roads we build, the more we use them the more congested they become the more pollution we breath in, more people die. 40,000...