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Young people strike at the heart of the climate debate

Ealing Friends of the Earth is supporting the UK Student Climate Network (UKSCN) which is calling for candidates standing in the London mayoral election to make four climate pledges. These pledges are: a zero carbon London by 2030; all new buildings are carbon neutral; prioritise green transport, and genuine communication with Londoners with economic decision-making …

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Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill

Up to 10 years in prison for a peaceful protest on climate change! That’s the plan that the government has for us in its Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill.  See https://friendsoftheearth.uk/system-change/why-police-crime-sentencing-and-courts-bill-harmful-piece-legislation-1 Whether it’s Greta Thunberg, David Attenborough or Extinction Rebellion, the voices of those who have been warning us about the perils of climate …

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COP26 Official Poster

COP26 for Schools

United Nations Climate Conference – Glasgow November 2021 Young People in Ealing Can Support COP26 The United Nations COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow (1-12 November 2021) will be biggest summit the UK has ever hosted. The welfare of young people and of future generations depends on tackling climate change and associated environmental problems. For that …

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Mis-Sold SUVs Trash the Planet

Carbon Emissions: The International Energy Agency has revealed that SUVs (4x4s) are the SECOND LARGEST CAUSE of the global rise in carbon dioxide emissions over the past decade, eclipsing all shipping, aviation, heavy industry and even trucks. Each year SUVs emit 700 mega-tonnes of CO2: a disaster given that the world desperately needs to cut …

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Do London’s political candidates think the climate is a priority?

Come and find out how important the climate emergency is to the candidates for the Ealing and Hillingdon London Assembly seat at an online hustings.  We will be asking them to sign a Climate Action Pledge which will commit them to making the climate a top priority. The elections will be held on May 6th and …

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HS2 is not good public transport

Some years ago Friends of the Earth campaigned against motorways and road building in general. We said that using public transport was preferable to driving. Governments did eventually listen and reduced their road building. However they’ve now managed to design a public transport system (HS2) that promises to be as destructive as any motorway. This …

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Low Traffic Neighbourhoods – See EFoE’s Position Statement

“Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) have a role in traffic reduction but are only a part of the solution”  says Friends of the Earth There has been a shocking increase of road traffic in Ealing, with an increase of 130 million (17%) in vehicle miles from 2012 to 2019. (1) “This has got to be reversed now”, …

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