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… Read more
Air Quality in Oxfordshire – what’s happening and how do we move forward? Meeting: 8 July One positive impact of the lockdown has been the fall in air pollution levels. At the OxfoE online monthly meeting on Wednesday 8 July, (7.30 – 9pm) we will be discussing how we can work to ensure air quality… Read more
Oxford Friends of the Earth stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. We, like so many people around the world, are outraged and horrified by the killing of George Floyd in the US and all others who have been killed, attacked, or unfairly treated as a result of systemic racism. We are an environmental organisation and social justice… Read more
Learning from Lockdown – how can we build a better future? On Wednesday May 25th Oxford Friends of the Earth launches our new project to record people’s stories of positive changes that they have made during the ‘lockdown’. The last few weeks have seen massive changes in how we live and work. Alongside the problems… Read more
OxFoE’s May newsletter is available here. You will see that it covers the consultation on the proposed Local Transport Plan for the county. Please help us push for a stronger plan by responding to the consultation. You can find full details on the Transport page.
Oxford Friends of the Earth has grown considerably over the last year and we now have over 1200 supporters. We’d like to know more about how our supporters would like to work with us. So we are carrying out a short survey. It is online and you can answer it by clicking on this link:… Read more
OxFoE’s April newsletter is now out and available here. We are holding our annual meeting on Weds April 8th, on-line using Zoom software – full details are in the newsletter. We will be reviewing what we’ve done this year and looking at what we can best do while we’re in lockdown. There are also online… Read more
2020 is the year when we need to see real action and change to tackle the climate crisis. We are pleased to have so many new supporters – we also need people to be active locally. If you can put in a few hours each month, then there are plenty of ways in which you… Read more