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Oxford Friends of the Earth


Join us to help make a difference! 

Oxford Friends of the Earth works to protect and improve our environment local and nationally. We are part of the Friends of the Earth global network working in 75 countries.

Here in Oxford and across the county we work on

  • Climate action – we push for stronger policies and promote clean energy solutions and actions to make Oxfordshire a genuinely ‘zero-carbon county’
  • Nature and climate solutions – we want to see more space and protection for nature
  • Clean Rivers – we need action to tackle the sewage pollution in the Thames and ther rivers.
  • Air Pollution – we work for tighter controls on pollution across the county and we have our own pollution monitors
  • Transport – Oxfordshire needs an integrated transport system that means that people don’t need cars for most journeys.

So why not join us? You can sign up for our free monthly mailing by clicking HERECheck below for our latest news.


June 2024 Update! 

We have the election coming!  We have a real opportunity to make this the nature and climate election.  We are working to support environmentally themed ‘hustings’ meetings with MP candidates in Oxfordshire constituencies – contact us at election@oxfoe.co.uk if you are organising an event or would like to.

We are working on a new national Friends of the Earth campaign – on a Human Right to a Healthy Environment. Come to our next meeting on Weds. June 12th to find out more. To celebrate Great Big Green Week, the meeting is also a social event. For the first part, we are excited to host Lewis Carr from Friends of the Earth’s national office, who will enlighten us about their inspiring new Human Right to a Healthy Environment campaign.

Following the discussion, we will have an informal hands-on workshop to make placards, banners, and masks for the Restore Nature Now March on Saturday 22nd June. And of course, no gathering is complete without cake

The meeting is on Wednesday 12th June, from 7:30 to 9:00 PM at the Friends Meeting House, 43 St Giles, Oxford. Although it is a more social meeting, the first half will be available online. Sign up  here to reserve a place or receive the Zoom link. We look forward to seeing you there!

Restore Nature Now! March and Rally – June 22nd, London

The Restore Nature Now march and rally is supported by the RSPB, The Wildlife Trusts, WWF-UK, Friends of the Earth, The Woodland Trust, National Trust, Extinction Rebellion, and Chris Packham’s Love & Rage. Help make this the largest march for nature ever! March with us on Saturday 22nd June, find out more here: https://www.restorenaturenow.com The march assembles from midday at Park Lane. Join the Oxfordshire meet-up and photocall at 12:15 PM inside Hyde Park by the Queen Elizabeth Gate on Park Lane.

If you want a greener, zero-carbon Oxfordshire, so do we – so please get in touch. Our mailings will keep you up to date with local action, and we have volunteer groups working on these issues.

Email us: info@oxfoe.co.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/OxfordFoE

Twitter: https://twitter.com/OxfordFOE1

Oxford Friends of the Earth is a group of people working together to promote a healthy and sustainable 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. We encourage people across Oxfordshire to be active in driving meaningful, positive change that makes a lasting difference to our environment.

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