Politics

Toxic trade timeline

Published:  23 Apr 2020    |      Last updated:  13 Oct 2020    |      4 minute read
How can we stop the UK government rushing through dangerous trade deals with the US? Trade Campaigner Kierra Box highlights key moments and correspondence between government and Friends of the Earth over a forthcoming trade deal.

25-year environment plan falls short

Published:  25 Jan 2018    |      Last updated:  08 Oct 2018    |      7 minute read     |        |    Paul de Zylva
What does the UK government’s 25 year plan for the environment say? And will it really make life better for the next generation?

How do trade deals affect the environment?

Published:  24 Apr 2020    |      3 minute read
Government decisions impact upon the climate and ecological crises in multiple ways, and trade deals are one of them. From fair and sustainable supply chains to upholding high standards, campaigner Kierra Box explores what can be done to make trade deals environmentally friendly.