Our campaigns

United for Warm Homes campaign

Soaring gas prices mean millions of us are worried that we won’t be able to keep our homes warm this winter. Meanwhile, oil and gas companies continue to make record-breaking profits.

We have the solutions to cut bills and emissions. But we need the government to act now.

Across the country, grassroots groups are forming partnerships with others in their communities to help protect our most vulnerable from the impacts of rising bills and demand the right to a warm home.

If you and your group would like to get involved and help end fuel poverty, head to United for Warm Homes and sign up to the campaign.

Climate Action Plan for Councils

Councils up and down the country have declared climate emergencies. But what happens next?  

We need councils to turn their political promises in to concrete action by adopting a climate action plan, and transforming their communities into fairer, more sustainable places for generations to come.

To help get them started, we’ve created a template Climate Action Plan for councils in England and Wales. Find out how you can help get that plan in place.

News from the network

Illustration of a group of activists with Westminster in background
Actions

Congleton Climate Action's petition demanding a new household waste recycling centre has reached over 1000 signatures. Great to see such support from the local community for this vital resource. Sign the petition.

Illustration of a megaphone with the Friends of the Earth logo on it
Network news

Amazing win on pesticides! Thanks to campaigning from Leicester Friends of the Earth – which included petitions, attending council meetings and lobbying – Leicester City Council has agreed to stop using pesticides in the parks from January. Find out more.

Illustration of a stylised calendar with marked dates
Events

The Fossil Free Gathering is back this September!

Join our annual training, learning, and networking event for grassroots activists campaigning to divest their local authority pensions from fossil fuels (or for those who are keen to find out how to get started). Learn more.

Illustration of a stylised calendar with marked dates
Events

Transport Action Network held its first ever conference with over 100 people in attendance. Several Friends of the Earth groups and affiliates made presentations and workshops which were very well received.

Illustration of a community building
Ally building

Luton Friends of the Earth has been invited to a networking event with other groups to exchange ideas and strategies around the energy crisis.

Illustration of a group of activists with Westminster in background
Actions

Balham Climate Action had a successful session where they started work on community mapping for the Warm Homes campaign. We look forward to what comes next.

Illustration of a community building
Ally building

High Peak Green New Deal has collaborated on a report detailing alternatives to a proposed new road development. They’ve involved their local community by door knocking, which has been met with a positive response.

Illustration of a group of activists with Westminster in background
Actions

Frustrated by local council’s inaction around signing up to a Climate Action Plan, Sustainable Harborough Community is organising a demonstration to draw awareness to their resistance.

Illustration of a megaphone with the Friends of the Earth logo on it
Network news

St Albans Friends of the Earth hosted their AGM. Half of the members in attendance were new members who had been drawn in by the groups work on warm homes and the energy crisis.

Illustration of a megaphone with the Friends of the Earth logo on it
Network news

West Cumbria and North Lakes Friends of the Earth is launching a community development project on linking climate crisis with the cost-of-living crisis. They’re hiring a consultant to help undertake this important work.

Illustration of a group of activists with Westminster in background
Actions

Norwich Friends of the Earth is working with a coalition to stop the construction of the proposed Norwich Western Link Road, which’ll cause irreparable damage to unique ecosystems, including the River Wensum. Support their action.

Illustration of a megaphone with the Friends of the Earth logo on it
Network news

Nice coverage in the West Wales Chronicle of Friends of the Earth's heat data generated by Friends of the Earth Neath Port Talbot. Have a read.

Illustration of a megaphone with the Friends of the Earth logo on it
Network news

Read Toqueer Ahmed Quyyam's, member of Birmingham Friends of the Earth, article on his walk to wonderland, organised by Kinder in Colour and the Birmingham Climate Justice Coalition.