30 October 2020

Community energy is key to action on the climate crisis, boosting local economies, and reinvigorating communities. But how to make it happen? This guide is here to walk you through it, step by step.

Gathering expertise from 27 projects around Europe, this handbook from Friends of the Earth, REScoop.eu, Energy Cities is packed with instructions, practical tips, powerful success stories and invaluable resources to build a local, community-led renewable energy revolution.

4 September 2020

The European Commission has released new plans to access certain raw materials. They include an updated list of raw materials deemed critical for the EU; and an associated action plan.

11 June 2020

Stories of solidarity under coronavirus

Coronavirus hasn’t affected everyone equally. We're sharing stories from across our European and global network of what lockdown and life under coronavirus look like around the world. Hearing from those who are among the worst affected, and how they are taking action.

5 June 2020

Stories of solidarity under coronavirus

Coronavirus hasn’t affected everyone equally. We're sharing stories from across our European and global network of what lockdown and life under coronavirus look like around the world. Hearing from those who are among the worst affected, and how they are taking action.

3 June 2020

Stories of solidarity under coronavirus

Coronavirus hasn’t affected everyone equally. We're sharing stories from across our European and global network of what lockdown and life under coronavirus look like around the world. Hearing from those who are among the worst affected, and how they are taking action.

I'm with Colombia

Since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Colombia on 6 March, more than 20 social leaders have been murdered.

23 December 2019

Europe urgently needs to transition to clean and safe renewable energy. To prevent the worst effects of climate change, this transition needs to be very fast. However, lack of public support is currently slowing down the energy transition.

To avert climate breakdown, we demand fossil free politics!

Most of the fossil fuel industry's coal, gas and oil reserves need to stay in the ground.
24 October 2019

With money and meetings, subsidies and sponsorships, the oil and gas lobby is fuelling the climate disaster.

Since 2010, just five oil and gas corporations and their fossil fuel lobby groups have spent at least a quarter of a billion euros buying influence at the heart of European decision-making.

This briefing exposes not just the hundreds of millions these oil and gas majors have spent on lobbying the EU, but the wide variety of underhand tactics they’ve used to successfully water down effective climate legislation.

13 May 2019

Check out the impact of Friends of the Earth Europe in 2018 in our Annual Review.

Read highlights from our network of grassroots member organisations across Europe - including major wins in the battle against plastic pollution; victories for a fossil-free Europe saving Hambach Forest and winning an end date for coal in Germany and Spain; launching a major court case against Shell's climate crimes; forcing regulation of GMOs 2.0; saving nature in Bulgaria; and voices from youth rising across the continent.

It also contains detailed financial information.

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