Green and fair recovery action guide

These are unsettling times for us all. But much like the climate emergency, the coronavirus pandemic has affected the most vulnerable both at home and abroad.

This autumn the UK government will be setting the national budget for the next 4 years. It's a crucial moment to ensure the correct spending is dedicated towards a green and fair recovery from the pandemic. While we know that it’s unlikely that we’ll get everything we ask for, this as an opportunity to show the strength of our network, build support for a green and fair recovery plan and attract more people to join our groups.

We've published a proposal for a green and fair recovery plan (see below), and we're asking groups to get behind one (or all) of three key actions ahead of the government's autumn spending review:

Please read our guidance on campaigning during the pandemic before you take any action.

As a network, we will continue to support one another and those in our communities as best we can. If you have any questions or a suggestion on how we can support you, please email climateaction@foe.co.uk.

Demand a green and fair recovery plan

As government makes plans to steer the country out of social and financial chaos, we're faced with an opportunity to demand more and forge a better, greener and fairer future for all.

Read our proposal for a fair and green recovery plan, and find out how to lobby your MP and make it happen.

Useful resources

Green and fair recovery policies

16 Sep 2020573 kB PDF file

We need government to lead a green and fair recovery plan following the coronavirus pandemic. Download the policies behind Friends of the Earth's proposed plan.

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Tools to help you campaign online

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The COVID-19 pandemic is an unsettling time for us all, and means we need to shift the way we go about much of our lives – including campaigning. For those of you who want to continue to campaign on climate, we’ve gathered a list of free tools to help you shift your efforts online.