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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

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

Air Quality in Oxfordshire – online meeting July 8, 7.30pm

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…
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OxFoE support for the Black Lives Matter movement

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…
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Our June mailing is out now – Learning from Lockdown, Trees and Transport

You can access our latest news mailing here.    If you’ve not received this why not sign up below to get it direct?

Learning from Lockdown – how can we build a better future?

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…
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May Newsletter: Speak up for a clean transport system! – and ‘Lockdown and beyond’

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.