Take Climate Action

Climate Action groups are the local solution to a global crisis.

What we do in the next few years will determine the future of our world. We know the solutions to climate chaos and there's still time to act – just.

Climate Action groups are made up of people like you, working together to make our communities more climate-friendly. Together we can make a real difference, at a local and national level.

Find or start a group today.

COP26: get involved

In the lead up to the Glasgow climate talks we'll be working with groups to create a series of actions across the country.

Find out what we've got planned and how you can get involved.

Mobilisation at Paris climate talks in 2015

We want to do everything we can to support Climate Action groups in their work to make communities more climate friendly.

From hosting online meetings to template Climate Action Plans for your council, we've got a host of resources to help you and your group campaign for change.

Croydon Climate Action group give Climate Action Plan to Croydon council - crop

Community groups in action

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Events

Save Rimrose Valley held a lively rally and march showing strength and opposition to Highways England's proposed road plan that is threatening a vital green space in the heart of Sefton.

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Actions

Calling Barnet Residents! Please sign Barnet Friends of the Earth’s letter campaign asking their local council to declare a climate emergency in their area.

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Events

Friends of the Earth is hosting a two-day Youth Gathering for 16-25 year olds on 21 and 22 July, featuring a range of workshops to empower young activists. Register now.

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Events

Bury Climate Action Group are continuing to work alongside their local council and have been invited to partake in focus groups on their local plan, as well as holding their own consultation event. Great work!

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Congratulations to Leicester Friends of the Earth who have been awarded a grant to establish a community green space in a deprived area of the city.

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Our London groups have been working together and have formed a London Network. Their last meeting in July saw strong attendance, and we hope this fruitful collaboration continues!

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Campaign wins

Great work from Hillingdon Friends of the Earth who have been resolute in campaigning for a Climate Action Plan to be adopted in their area. Their work paid off – their council local plan has been adapted featuring many of their recommendations.

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FOE Conwy worked with XR and other community groups to produce a lovely video to promote their litter picking.

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Young Friends of the Earth Pontypridd were nominated for an RCT Good Citizen award. Congratulations to them for receiving this amazing recognition, as well as congratulations from the Mayor!

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Actions

Thanks to the brilliant campaigning from Sheffield FOE, Sheffield City Council unanimously passed a motion recognising the nature emergency in Sheffield.

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Campaign wins

The Welsh Government has announced a suspension on all future road building. This monumental win is in part thanks to decades of campaigning from our amazing network!

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Actions

Leicester FOE are demanding that their City Council stops spraying pesticides in their local parks. Help by signing their petition now.

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Events

Hundreds of you joined us for our online Groundswell event on 12 and 13 June, attending sessions on COP26 mobilisation and building a truly representative movement. Thank you!