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Community Energy Fortnight - happening somewhere near you

Hugh Bowring

16th September 2014

Westmill Solar Park, Oxfordshire, is the world's largest community owned solar installation. Rated at 5MW, it covers 30 acres. Photo: Richard Peat via Flickr. Community energy presents a real solution to Britain's energy trap, writes Hugh Bowring. And here's the perfect opportunity to find out more: Community Energy Fortnight is now under way, with over 80 events across the UK - from visits to wind farms and hydro stations, to DIY solar panel workshops and a community share offer festival. more...

The new frontlines of war

Paul Collins

20th March 2014

Celestine Akpobari, from World on Want's Nigerian partner Social Action. Photo: WoW. This Saturday War on Want holds its Frontlines conference in London on the global conflict between communities and corporations, writes Paul Collins. Featuring a host of inspiring speakers, it will forge new alliances and new strategies of resistance. more...

Communications Challenge Award 2014


Laura Williams

28th January 2014

Student Unions from across the UK have been performing and filming eco-stunts to spread sustainability ideas, in a quest to win this year Green Impact Communications Challenge Award. more...

Practicing the Five Ways to Wellbeing

Network of Wellbeing

“Wellbeing is a very big and beautiful concept; its personal wellbeing, its social wellbeing, its community wellbeing, and it is also wellbeing of our planet earth. So, wellbeing is a big and holistic vision” more...

Conscience Clothing

Ethical Consumer

Ethical Consumer, a bi-monthly publication which helps purchasers make ethical choices, explains why we should care about where and how our clothes are made more...

Winning Over the Public

Craig Bennett

Craig Bennett, Director of Policy and Campaigns at Friends of the Earth, asks what it means to campaign in the twenty-teens? more...

Working for People and Planet

by Michael Warhurst

Michael Warhurst outlines the resource use programme of Friends of the Earth more...

Oxfam Charity Shops: The Ultimate in Recycling

by Sharon Garfinkel

Sharon Garfinkel appreciates the rise and rise of Oxfam's trading arm.... more...

Global Green Challenge; calling all entrepreneurs

by Lucy Nicolson

With new figures out this month (May 2013) revealing that carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have reached an all-time high at 400 parts per million (PPM), the timing for a global competition to find carbon cutting ideas is apt more...

NUS granted £5,000,000 to invest in higher education sustainability

by Dannie Grufferty

NUS Green Hero The National Union of Students has a rich history of ethical and environmental work, but our £5 million Students’ Green Fund is undoubtedly our biggest achievement for the sustainability agenda yet, says Dannie Grufferty. more...

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