Clean Air Zone delayed – write to your MP

The proposed Clean Air Zone was supposed to be launched in January 2020 but it has now been delayed until July 2020 at the very earliest. Even this date now seems too optimistic. This is because central government is late in delivering the necessary vehicle checking...

This is an emergency

It should no longer be up for debate that climate change is a global emergency, and this is the last generation that can deliver the change necessary to keep global emissions below 1.5 degrees. The issue has found its way back into public consciousness and we are...

Plastics campaign Spring update

It has been a busy few months working on our plastics campaign. We have been campaigning for the Commonwealth Games, which are coming to Birmingham in 2022, to be plastic-free. At our annual campaign planning day in early March, the group voted to continue with this...

Clean Air For Our Children

On the blustery day of the 16th of March, myself and 4 other BFOE volunteers attended the UNICEF UK Action day at Victoria Square. UNICEF are a children’s welfare charity, campaigning for children in danger worldwide, and this day of action, which also took...