Climate

How local projects can inspire a stronger connection with nature

Joanna Watson25 May 2022

We list the nature-related projects that will be supported by Friends of the Earth’s Local Nature Innovation Fund.

Re-generation thinkers

Mary Stevens02 Mar 2022

How might we create a cohort of early career researchers to connect with activists and explore new thinking and test ideas?

What makes Tiny Forest Caerffili (Caerphilly) a beacon project?

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.

OwnIt inspires more women to take action with their finances

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.

Stepping into the future - following the Hope Spots trail

Mary Stevens30 Nov 2021

An update on how this Lancaster project brings together technology and community to highlight alternative futures

Why we need to get better at sharing knowledge and expertise

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.

Three things we learned at COP 26 about taking climate action with your finances

Mary Stevens10 Nov 2021

Mary Stevens explains why we need OwnIt more than ever.

How women could shift £1billion to green investments by 2030

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.

5 things green space deprivation means for disabled people

Joanna Watson31 Aug 2021

Mary Stevens explores the green space gap with Bristol Disability Equality Forum.

Why ethical investment platforms Ethex and Energise Africa think OwnIt is a great idea

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.

How CSE engaged local people in community energy project

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.

How do we create the conditions to drive transformation?

Mary Stevens29 Apr 2021

Mary Stevens reflects on how to facilitate radical change to meet the climate and nature crises.

From landowner to land steward – how companies can use data to enhance nature

Joanna Watson18 Mar 2021

We talk to digital activist and tech entrepreneur Jaya Chakrabarti about connecting business to communities to regenerate nature.

Driving into the future – lessons from a pilot electric car-sharing scheme in North Wales

Christian Graham28 Jan 2021

Christian Graham discusses the scheme that loaned an electric car to Partneriaeth Ogwen with Rhys Gwilym of MenterMôn.

Doing good with your money - where next for OwnIt?

25 Jan 2021

We’ve tested and flexed OwnIt to empower women to do good with their money. Where next for this exciting initiative?