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Oxford Friends of the Earth is a thriving and effective local group that has been active for over 40 years. Our purpose is to work together to promote a healthy and sustainable environment

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 the UK hosts the UN ‘COP 26’ global climate conference in Glasgow. This is a critically important event for our future. We can all play…
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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) outlining what is expected and what the coalition is campaigning for. The Climate Coalition’s own 10 point plan is available here.   Compare and contrast to see…
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November newsletter

The OxFoE November newsletter has just gone out to our 1550 supporters. If you’re not on our list you can get a copy here: Nov 2020 newsletter

Oxfordshire County Council Climate Action Framework – available here!

Oxfordshire County Council’s new Climate Action Framework is surprisingly hard to access on their website.  So here it is:  OCC_Climate_Action_Framework-August2020    We will be reviewing this shortly.

OxFoE October newsletter out now

Our October newsletter is full of info about key issues and activities for the month ahead. Get your copy here:  Oct. News final

Oxford FoE September news out now

Our latest newsletter is out – with details on Clean Air Day actions, Tree Week, our response to the City Council Air Quality Plan Sept OxFoE newsletter

OxFoE August 2020 meeting and newsletter

The OxFoE newsletter is now out – you can access it here: august newsletter full Our August meeting is on Weds 12 August at 7.30pm.  Register here to get the online joining link

The ‘Oxfordshire 2050 Plan’ – our ‘road map’ to a Zero Carbon future?

Work to develop the ‘Oxfordshire 2050 Plan’ – a strategic planning document for the county – is moving forward with the ‘Oxfordshire Open Thought’ (OxOT) consultation.  The consultation closes on July 31. Oxford Friends of the Earth (OxFoE) believe that this plan should be the road map for our county to achieve ‘Net Zero Carbon’…
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Air pollution in Oxford increased in 2019

Air pollution in Oxford increased in 2019 for the first time in years – probably due to extreme weather.  This is the first significant increase in air pollution levels since 2011. It masks a plateauing trend which illustrates that more needs to be done to tackle pollution in the city, including the faster introduction of…
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Our July mailing is out now

 Our July newsletter has just been emailed to our 1200+ supporters.  If you don’t get it you can sign up (at the bottom of this page) to receive it.  Click here to download a copy: july newsletter