Energy

Fuelling war: Friends of the Earth Mozambique update us on the real cost of gas power

Published:  01 Dec 2021    |      4 minute read
Ahead of our court case on 7 December challenging UK Export Finance’s decision to fund a mega gas project in Mozambique, we spoke to our friends at Justiça Ambiental (JA! or Friends of the Earth Mozambique) to understand the impact this project has already had on local communities – and what to expect if it goes ahead. Read the first-hand account by Anabela Lemos, the Director of JA!.

4 cases that threaten the UK's climate reputation

Published:  06 Sep 2021    |      4 minute read
The UK is set to host the UN climate talks (COP26) in Glasgow in November 2021. But while the UK government claims to be a climate leader, it's currently involved in 4 cases that may worsen climate breakdown. Read about the cases.

Community fight against coal in Cumbria 

Published:  23 Sep 2020    |      Last updated:  11 Aug 2021    |      4 minute read
Continued efforts from local groups and campaigners mean the battle over a proposed deep coal mine in West Cumbria is far from over. Friends of the Earth and 38 Degrees explore the twists and turns of the campaign, and what it means for local jobs.