Resources

Reading and resource on climate justice

01 Apr 2021

Like many of our fellow climate activists, we're on a learning curve when it comes to climate justice. Which is why we've compiled a list of resources from people that are well versed on the topic. Take a look at some of our film, podcast and book recommendations below.

What is climate justice?

01 Apr 2021

Climate justice has become a popular term at protests and strikes. But what does it mean, how is it a "green" issue and why are we focusing on it now? Read our explainer and make sure you're embedding climate justice into campaigning and activism in your local area.

How to campaign for more tree cover in your area

12 Mar 2021

You can help protect the climate and restore nature by reforesting your area. This guide explains how to get your council to grow more trees in your neck of the woods.

Guide for the Woodland Opportunity Map

19 Apr 2021

Friends of the Earth, supported by the mapping consultancy Terra Sulis and players of People’s Postcode Lottery, has launched the first ever map and league table of existing and opportunity woodland in every local authority in England. This is a guide to help you make the most of our Woodland Opportunity Map in your area.

Climate Action groups 2021 strategy

02 Mar 2021

This page provides Climate Action groups with a common understanding of our collective campaign strategy and timeline for 2021. As the year progresses, we may need to adapt this joint strategy, so we’ll review it several times a year and when any major external events occur. And throughout, we'll ask Climate Action groups to input thoughts and ideas.

What are metro mayors and combined authorities?

18 Dec 2020

In 2021, several regions across the UK will elect metro mayors. Find out how metro mayors came about, what a combined authority is and the powers metro mayors have in your region.

How to welcome new members to your group

17 Nov 2020

How do you make sure newcomers to your group come back? Read our ideas on creating a welcoming environment and growing your group – they may well come in handy in your workplace too.

Building local alliances

29 Jan 2021

In this guide we'll explain how to find potential allies to work with on your campaigns, and tips and tools for how to go about building those relationships. Our campaigning will be stronger and more impactful the more we collaborate. Big wins come when diverse groups of people come together to build power.

Race and climate reading list

12 Oct 2020

How do race and climate interlink? Why should racial equality be at the heart of the climate movement? If you're struggling to answer these questions, or you'd simply like to learn more about justice issues, then this reading list is for you.

Woodland opportunity mapping

12 Mar 2021

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.