Mary Stevens23 Aug 2023
In this first blog post from a series of four, Mary Stevens explores the outputs from our recent design lab on generative AI. If you are interested in collaborating on any of these ideas please get in touch.
Mary Stevens12 Jun 2023
Mary Stevens explains why it is important for Friends of the Earth to engage with AI and the urgency of developing meaningful checks on the direction of travel as this technology grows exponentially.
Joanna Watson04 Dec 2022
The joys and tears shared by the community organisers who benefited from the Local Nature Innovation Fund.
Mary Stevens08 Nov 2022
Mary Stevens looks at a case study close to home and ponders how digital technology could help local collective organising round the transition to a sustainable future.
Joanna Watson25 May 2022
We list the nature-related projects that will be supported by Friends of the Earth’s Local Nature Innovation Fund.
Joanna Watson02 Feb 2022
Joanna Watson finds out what motivated an environmental group to plant a forest in a local park and what they learned along the way.
Sarah Tulej26 Jan 2022
But I don’t have ‘finances.’ Sarah Tulej explains how building confidence and supporting each other to talk about money can help women make a positive difference in tackling climate change.
Mary Stevens30 Nov 2021
An update on how this Lancaster project brings together technology and community to highlight alternative futures
Mary Stevens22 Nov 2021
Mary Stevens reflects on why tapping the experience of activists and experts can be so challenging and how to make connections easier.
Mary Stevens10 Nov 2021
Mary Stevens explains why we need OwnIt more than ever.
Anneka Deva06 Sep 2021
Anneka Deva from Enrol Yourself talks about the success of the OwnIt pilots and how women could be a powerful force for climate action in a decade.
Joanna Watson31 Aug 2021
Mary Stevens explores the green space gap with Bristol Disability Equality Forum.
Joanna Watson23 Aug 2021
Rachel Mountain explains why Ethex and sister platform Energise Africa have supported OwnIt in making it easier for women to make informed and ethical personal finance decisions.
Joanna Watson28 Jun 2021
Harriet Sansom from CSE talks frankly about her experience of running Powering Up, a community engagement project across 3 communities, what they learned through taking an experimental approach and why there are invaluable lessons for others with similar ambitions.