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Oxford Friends of the Earth


Oxford Friends of the Earth is a group of people working together to promote a healthy and sustainable environment. We encourage people across Oxfordshire to be active in driving meaningful, positive change that makes a lasting difference to our environment. We are one of 200+ local groups in England and Wales that are part of the national Friends of the Earth organisation (which is one of 75 national groups across the world). We are a thriving and effective local group that has been active for over 40 years and we welcome new members.

Latest News

Stop the Wolf! Say no to the Bicester ‘lesiure resort’

Great Wolf Resorts (a huge U.S. ‘leisure industry’ company) are appealing against a decision by Cherwell D.C. planners who unanimously rejected their proposal to building a super-sized American resort in[…]

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COP 26 – The UN Climate Conference in 2021 and why it matters

Oxford Friends of the Earth  have an informal open meeting on Climate Action and the UN COP 26 conference on Weds. Dec. 2nd  ( 6 – 7.30pm). In November 2021[…]

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A green industrial revolution?

Tomorrow 17 Nov. the government is expected to release its 10 point plan for a green industrial revolution. The Climate Coalition has put together this briefing (HMG 10 Point Plan)[…]

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Climate Change

We need to have the strongest possible calls for action locally and nationally to cut our carbon  emissions to zero. We have a Climate Working Group leading our activities

Air Quality

Oxford FoE have an active Clean Air working group and we have set up the Clean Air Charter


The proposed Oxford-Cambridge Expressway will have hugely damaging impacts on our environment and our communities.

Nature – Trees and Bees

We are launching a major new campaign for many more trees to be planted across Oxfordshire.


We are working with other groups across the county to end the use of single-use plastics

Local Development

Oxfordshire faces huge development pressures. We work to ensure local plans take climate change seriously

Upcoming Events Calendar

The UN COP 26 climate conference – and why it matters
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
The UN COP 26 climate conference – and why it matters

Oxford FoE are hosting a meeting on ‘The UN COP 26 climate conference – and why it matters’ on Weds. 2 Dec. 6 – 7.15pm.  Register to reserve your place:


Stuart Neaverson of the UK Climate Coalition will speak at the 2 December meeting on:

  •   What the UN COP 26 conference is and who’ll be there
  •   Why it is so important
  •   Why the role of the UK is so important
  •   What the Coalition and others are planning

[The Climate Coalition links over 140 voluntary organisations — including Friends of the Earth, the National Trust, the Women’s Institute, Oxfam, and the RSPB.] Click here to find out more about the COP conference and what we want to see happen.

The 2 December meeting will be an open discussion and a chance to ask any questions about the COP and also about our work on the climate crisis. We particularly welcome new members and supporters – come along, find out more about what we do, and share your ideas about what we can do locally in the run-up to COP26.


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