Climate Action

Woodland opportunity mapping

01 Oct 2020

This mapping and analysis show that it is indeed possible to double woodland cover in England and Wales in a way that does not encroach on arable land or protected areas.

Green and fair recovery: October online action

19 Oct 2020

Get your community talking about how to achieve a green and fair recovery, and influence government ahead of the Comprehensive Spending Review.

Coronavirus guidance

23 Oct 2020

Our recommendations regarding coronavirus and resources to support you during this time. We will continue to monitor government advice on the subject and will review and update this page accordingly. Please do check back regularly.

Climate Action Plan for Wales

07 Sep 2020

What we need to secure a green and fair recovery for people and communities in Wales.

Get your Mayor to take climate action

07 May 2020

Our Climate Action Plans for Metro Mayors outline the actions that should be taken in each region to tackle the climate crisis.

Methodology: local authority data project

21 Apr 2020

Friends of the Earth has sourced data by local authority area on a range of issues relevant to climate change. The large majority of data sources is from official government sources but where these aren’t available other credible datasets have been used. The data sources are listed below.

How climate friendly is your area?

07 Aug 2020

Friends of the Earth has analysed how different local authority areas across England and Wales are taking action to cut greenhouse gases. We’ve compared your local authority areas with similar local authority areas

How to organise your own 'strike'

30 Aug 2019

If you’re not near an organised strike, and there aren’t any young people interested in organising a strike in your area, that doesn’t mean you have to stay at home. Here are some tips on how to organise your own ‘strike'.

How to get your group involved in the Climate Strike

12 Sep 2019

Young people have been leading the way on climate change, striking from school to demand urgent climate action. Now they've asked for the adults to step up and join them for the Climate Strike on 20 September. Find out how you and your group can get involved.

Get your council to adopt a Climate Action Plan

01 Oct 2020

Councils up and down the country have declared climate emergencies. They also now must respond to the Covid-19 crisis and develop a recovery plan. They need to do so simultaneously. But what happens next?