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metro
Drivers will have to pay the new 'T-charge' from tomorrowb*tch' ‘I will continue to do everything in my power to help protect the healt
metro / Posted 4 hours ago
b*tch' ‘I will continue to do everything in my power to help protect the health of Londoners and clean our filthy air.’ Friends of the Earth air pollution campaigner Jenny Bates believes the mayor is ‘right to try to dissuade drivers bringing... Read more
10h
heraldscotland
Ash-heap nation: outrage over plans for super-incinerators across Scotlandthat have made planning applications. This is in addition to the two operationa
heraldscotland / Posted 10 hours ago
that have made planning applications. This is in addition to the two operational incinerators in Dundee and Shetland. Friends of the Earth Scotland called on ministers to block the building of so many incinerators. “We are about to be locked... Read more
1d
AllAfrica.com
Tobacco Firms Evolving New Strategies to Attract Younger Generationin buyers." The report, titled 'Big Tobacco, Tiny Targets,' was done in partne
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
in buyers." The report, titled 'Big Tobacco, Tiny Targets,' was done in partnership with the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) with funding from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Philip Jakpor, Head of Media... Read more
2d
The Bristol Bay Times
BBNA director of natural resources steps down to focus on advocacyleaving BBNA after 18 months to take on the position of senior oceans campaigne
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 2 days ago
leaving BBNA after 18 months to take on the position of senior oceans campaigner with the environmental advocacy nonprofit Friends of the Earth. On his last day at BBNA, he spoke warmly about his job there. "This position was so rewarding because... Read more
2d
Surrey Advertiser
£50,000 to be invested in making Michael Gove's borough greenerin fulfilment of its obligations under Part IV of the Environment Act 1995 Loca
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
in fulfilment of its obligations under Part IV of the Environment Act 1995 Local Air Quality Management".Blackwater Valley Friends of the Earth (BVFoE) protests against the "worryingly high" levels of nitrogen dioxide last month (Image: Rick... Read more
3d
Daily Record
Nicola Sturgeon says £210million wind farm will boost Scotland's economyhailed the Buchan Deep development, off Peterhead, as a major advance in green
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
hailed the Buchan Deep development, off Peterhead, as a major advance in green energy solutions.The turbines arrive by tug Friends of the Earth Scotland director Dr Richard Dixon said: “Developing our huge offshore wind potential on a large scale... Read more
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4d
Bolton News
Campaigners call on Government to say no to frackingTWO environmental groups continued their fight against fracking in the town cen
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
TWO environmental groups continued their fight against fracking in the town centre. Bolton Friends Of The Earth and Bolton Against Fracking set up a stall in Oxford Street on Saturday and got people to sign postcards addressed to the Government... Read more
4d
Bolton News
Campaigners call on Government to say no to fracking near BlackpoolTWO environmental groups continued their fight against fracking in the town cen
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
TWO environmental groups continued their fight against fracking in the town centre. Bolton Friends Of The Earth and Bolton Against Fracking set up a stall in Oxford Street on Saturday and got people to sign postcards addressed to the Government... Read more
7d
Scotsman
Electric boat group in shock bid to ban motor vessels on Loch LomondHumza Yousaf at an electric vehicle conference at Edinburgh Napier University l
Scotsman / Posted 7 days ago
Humza Yousaf at an electric vehicle conference at Edinburgh Napier University last week, who agreed to consider it. Friends of the Earth Scotland backed the move. Pollution campaigner Emilia Hanna said: “Climate change demands we move away... Read more
8d
Canberra Times
Shareholder resolutions - saving the planet, or just hot air? for most of the recent ESG-related resolutions lodged in the past few years: Ma
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
for most of the recent ESG-related resolutions lodged in the past few years: Market Forces, a Melbourne NGO aligned with Friends of the Earth, and the ACCR, which has been lodging human rights and carbon emission-related resolutions since... Read more
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9d
WA Today
Saving the planet, or just hot air?for most of the recent ESG-related resolutions lodged in the past few years: Ma
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
for most of the recent ESG-related resolutions lodged in the past few years: Market Forces, a Melbourne NGO aligned with Friends of the Earth, and the ACCR, which has been lodging human rights and carbon emission-related resolutions since... Read more
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9d
The Age
Shareholder resolutions - saving the planet, or just hot air? for most of the recent ESG-related resolutions lodged in the past few years: Ma
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
for most of the recent ESG-related resolutions lodged in the past few years: Market Forces, a Melbourne NGO aligned with Friends of the Earth, and the ACCR, which has been lodging human rights and carbon emission-related resolutions since... Read more
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9d
Sydney Morning Herald
Shareholder resolutions - saving the planet, or just hot air? for most of the recent ESG-related resolutions lodged in the past few years: Ma
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
for most of the recent ESG-related resolutions lodged in the past few years: Market Forces, a Melbourne NGO aligned with Friends of the Earth, and the ACCR, which has been lodging human rights and carbon emission-related resolutions since... Read more
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9d
This is Oxfordshire
'Zero-Emissions Zone doesn't go far enough, soon enough'groups have said the proposed Zero Emissions Zone for Oxford city centre is not
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 days ago
groups have said the proposed Zero Emissions Zone for Oxford city centre is not enough. Green Party councillors and Oxford Friends of the Earth group have both called for more action and sooner. It comes after hundreds of Oxford Mail readers... Read more
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9d
Oxford Mail
'Zero-Emissions Zone doesn't go far enough, soon enough'groups have said the proposed Zero Emissions Zone for Oxford city centre is not
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
groups have said the proposed Zero Emissions Zone for Oxford city centre is not enough. Green Party councillors and Oxford Friends of the Earth group have both called for more action and sooner. It comes after hundreds of Oxford Mail readers... Read more
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10d
This is Oxfordshire
Opinion split over ban on petrol and diesel vehicles in city centrethat are failing to meet air quality standards. To continue the efforts of red
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
that are failing to meet air quality standards. To continue the efforts of reducing air pollution in the city, Oxford Friends of the Earth (OFOTE), have now started a online petition to ensure the city meets the WHO standards by... Read more
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10d
Oxford Mail
Opinion split over ban on petrol and diesel vehicles in city centrethat are failing to meet air quality standards. To continue the efforts of red
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
that are failing to meet air quality standards. To continue the efforts of reducing air pollution in the city, Oxford Friends of the Earth (OFOTE), have now started a online petition to ensure the city meets the WHO standards by... Read more
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11d
AllAfrica.com
'70% of Companies in Cross River Operate Without EIA'a two-day workshop on Capacity Building (EIA Training) and Advocacy Against Lan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
a two-day workshop on Capacity Building (EIA Training) and Advocacy Against Land grabbing in Cross River by Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA) in partnership with Community Forest Watch Nigeria. Presenting a paper on "Appraisal of... Read more
11d
Irish Examiner
'This is a budget of crumbs' and other great quotes of #Budget18 dayhousing crisis." * People Before Profit’s Richard Boyd Barrett said: "This is
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
housing crisis." * People Before Profit’s Richard Boyd Barrett said: "This is a budget of crumbs." * Oisin Coghlan, of Friends of the Earth and the Environmental Pillar lobby group, said: "It’s really disappointing. I had allowed myself... Read more
11d
Irish Examiner
#Budget18 reaction: Figures too low and too little too late: Focus Irelandcare," he added. ENVIRONMENT: Budget "completely fails" to deliver Taoiseach's
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
care," he added. ENVIRONMENT: Budget "completely fails" to deliver Taoiseach's "new ambition on climate change Friends of the Earth have described the new Budget as a "complete failure on climate change". "I'm not sure what planet the... Read more
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11d
walesonline
The community left to rot because they lived on prime real estateresponsibility, we are also going through a period of local authorities being s
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
responsibility, we are also going through a period of local authorities being starved of funding.”Read More Max Wallis of Friends of the Earth Cymru campaigned with residents of the Billybanks and helped the last to leave get favourable new... Read more
11d
Irish Examiner
#Budget18 reaction: Children’s Rights Alliance: Budget will improve thousands of children’s livesto more community-based care," he added. Budget "completely fails" to deliver
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
to more community-based care," he added. Budget "completely fails" to deliver Taoiseach's "new ambition on climate change Friends of the Earth have described the new Budget as a "complete failure on climate change". "I'm not sure what planet the... Read more
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12d
Weekly Times
Coalition’s gas switchonly be sold interstate or overseas at the minister’s discretion. “We’ve got t
Weekly Times / Posted 12 days ago
only be sold interstate or overseas at the minister’s discretion. “We’ve got to move beyond policy decisions based on Friends of the Earth and the people who sit in Fitzroy sipping lattes that don’t actually want Victorians to have jobs,”... Read more
12d
TheBull
NGOs slam UN aviation agency plan for biofuelsbased in Brussels. "Instead, ICAO should make aviation pay its fair share of t
TheBull / Posted 12 days ago
based in Brussels. "Instead, ICAO should make aviation pay its fair share of taxes and promote measures that do reduce aviation emissions." The international arms of ActionAid, Oxfam and Friends of the Earth were among the 9... Read more
12d
express
Dementia symptoms: Breathing in polluted air could trigger brain conditionto cause heart and lung problems Inhaling particulate matter is also known to
express / Posted 12 days ago
to cause heart and lung problems Inhaling particulate matter is also known to affect the heart and lungs. According to Friends of the Earth, the most polluted parts of the UK are Lambeth in London, Hammersmith and Fulham in London, Camden in... Read more
13d
Sky News Australia
Victorian Liberals to allow gas explorationand stop preventing exploration of Victoria's gas reserves,' chief executive Ma
Sky News Australia / Posted 13 days ago
and stop preventing exploration of Victoria's gas reserves,' chief executive Mark Stone said. But Chloe Aldenhoven of Friends of the Earth says communities are concerned about the effects of drilling across their regions. 'All the experts are... Read more
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13d
Weekly Times
Farmers would get gas royalties under CoalitionAll this gas is going off to Asia. The Liberals should fix that before they sta
Weekly Times / Posted 13 days ago
All this gas is going off to Asia. The Liberals should fix that before they start bribing us to drill on our land.” Friends of the Earth spokeswoman Chole Aldenhoven feared a conventional gas industry could lead to the development of... Read more
13d
Perth Now
Vic coalition to allow gas explorationcommunities and most importantly, brings down the cost of gas," she said in a s
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
communities and most importantly, brings down the cost of gas," she said in a statement. But Chloe Aldenhoven from Friends of the Earth says communities are concerned about the impacts of drilling across their regions. "All the experts are... Read more
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15d
EuroNews
Bad news for beesany further use of neonicotinoids on farm crops in Europe. Sandra Bell, nature
EuroNews / Posted 15 days ago
any further use of neonicotinoids on farm crops in Europe. Sandra Bell, nature campaigner at the environmental group Friends of the Earth, called on environment secretary Michael Gove to back greater restrictions on neonicotinoids and pledge... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Three-quarters of world's honey contains pesticides, study findsIt is time that these chemicals are heavily restricted for use." Sandra Bell,
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 days ago
It is time that these chemicals are heavily restricted for use." Sandra Bell, nature campaigner at the environmental group Friends of the Earth, called on environment secretary Michael Gove to back greater restrictions on neonicotinoids and pledge... Read more
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16d
The News and Star
Three-quarters of world's honey contains pesticides, study findsIt is time that these chemicals are heavily restricted for use." Sandra Bell,
The News and Star / Posted 16 days ago
It is time that these chemicals are heavily restricted for use." Sandra Bell, nature campaigner at the environmental group Friends of the Earth, called on environment secretary Michael Gove to back greater restrictions on neonicotinoids and pledge... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Three-quarters of world's honey contains pesticides, study findsIt is time that these chemicals are heavily restricted for use." Sandra Bell,
Whitehaven News / Posted 16 days ago
It is time that these chemicals are heavily restricted for use." Sandra Bell, nature campaigner at the environmental group Friends of the Earth, called on environment secretary Michael Gove to back greater restrictions on neonicotinoids and pledge... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Three-quarters of world's honey contains pesticides, study findsIt is time that these chemicals are heavily restricted for use." Sandra Bell,
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 days ago
It is time that these chemicals are heavily restricted for use." Sandra Bell, nature campaigner at the environmental group Friends of the Earth, called on environment secretary Michael Gove to back greater restrictions on neonicotinoids and pledge... Read more
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16d
International Business Times
Pesticide that is wiping out bees found in 75% of the world's honey and they already banned for use crops that bees pollinate across the EU. Campai
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
and they already banned for use crops that bees pollinate across the EU. Campaign groups such as Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth have been pushing for a total ban on neonicotinoids. Three-quarters of the world's honey contains... Read more
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17d
West Moreland Gazette
Nicola Sturgeon: Fracking will be banned in Scotland, end of storyto Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
to Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP move was also backed widely, including by Friends Of The Earth and Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo. And it came to pass that Scotland DID do the right thing – we fondly... Read more
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17d
Oxford Mail
Nicola Sturgeon: Fracking will be banned in Scotland, end of storyto Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 days ago
to Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP move was also backed widely, including by Friends Of The Earth and Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo. And it came to pass that Scotland DID do the right thing – we fondly... Read more
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Bury Times
Nicola Sturgeon: Fracking will be banned in Scotland, end of storyto Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP
Bury Times / Posted 17 days ago
to Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP move was also backed widely, including by Friends Of The Earth and Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo. And it came to pass that Scotland DID do the right thing – we fondly... Read more
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Gazette
Nicola Sturgeon: Fracking will be banned in Scotland, end of storyto Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP
Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
to Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP move was also backed widely, including by Friends Of The Earth and Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo. And it came to pass that Scotland DID do the right thing – we fondly... Read more
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guardian-series
Nicola Sturgeon: Fracking will be banned in Scotland, end of storyto Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP
guardian-series / Posted 17 days ago
to Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP move was also backed widely, including by Friends Of The Earth and Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo. And it came to pass that Scotland DID do the right thing – we fondly... Read more
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17d
Greenock Telegraph
Nicola Sturgeon: Fracking will be banned in Scotland, end of storyto Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
to Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP move was also backed widely, including by Friends Of The Earth and Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo. And it came to pass that Scotland DID do the right thing – we fondly... Read more
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17d
Harrow Times
Nicola Sturgeon: Fracking will be banned in Scotland, end of storyto Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP
Harrow Times / Posted 17 days ago
to Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP move was also backed widely, including by Friends Of The Earth and Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo. And it came to pass that Scotland DID do the right thing – we fondly... Read more
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Gazette News
Nicola Sturgeon: Fracking will be banned in Scotland, end of storyto Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP
Gazette News / Posted 17 days ago
to Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP move was also backed widely, including by Friends Of The Earth and Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo. And it came to pass that Scotland DID do the right thing – we fondly... Read more
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17d
This is West Country
Nicola Sturgeon: Fracking will be banned in Scotland, end of storyto Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP
This is West Country / Posted 17 days ago
to Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP move was also backed widely, including by Friends Of The Earth and Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo. And it came to pass that Scotland DID do the right thing – we fondly... Read more
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Bolton News
Nicola Sturgeon: Fracking will be banned in Scotland, end of storyto Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP
Bolton News / Posted 17 days ago
to Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP move was also backed widely, including by Friends Of The Earth and Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo. And it came to pass that Scotland DID do the right thing – we fondly... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Nicola Sturgeon: Fracking will be banned in Scotland, end of storyto Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
to Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP move was also backed widely, including by Friends Of The Earth and Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo. Mr Ruskell said while the announcement of the ban had “rightly been... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Nicola Sturgeon: Fracking will be banned in Scotland, end of storyto Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 17 days ago
to Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP move was also backed widely, including by Friends Of The Earth and Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo. And it came to pass that Scotland DID do the right thing – we fondly... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Nicola Sturgeon: Fracking will be banned in Scotland, end of storyto Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
to Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP move was also backed widely, including by Friends Of The Earth and Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo. And it came to pass that Scotland DID do the right thing – we fondly... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Nicola Sturgeon: Fracking will be banned in Scotland, end of storyto Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP
EveningTimes Online / Posted 17 days ago
to Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP move was also backed widely, including by Friends Of The Earth and Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo. And it came to pass that Scotland DID do the right thing – we fondly... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Nicola Sturgeon: Fracking will be banned in Scotland, end of storyto Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP
Croydon Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
to Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP move was also backed widely, including by Friends Of The Earth and Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo. And it came to pass that Scotland DID do the right thing – we fondly... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Nicola Sturgeon: Fracking will be banned in Scotland, end of storyto Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
to Scotland, where the North Sea oil and gas sector is in decline. But the SNP move was also backed widely, including by Friends Of The Earth and Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo. And it came to pass that Scotland DID do the right thing – we fondly... Read more
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