Resources

How Wiltshire is making homes warmer and more energy efficient

21 Dec 2022

Wiltshire Council runs a fuel poverty support service and is retrofitting council housing. This case study relates to Actions 11 and 13 of the 50-point Climate Action Plan for Councils. Action 11 includes targeting policies, actions and spending towards people most at risk of fuel poverty, while Action 13 involves retrofitting council-owned properties.

How Hope Valley is cutting rural transport emissions

11 Jan 2023

Hope Valley Climate Action is collaborating with Derbyshire County Council to encourage active travel, improve public transport and decrease car use in the community. Prioritising transport investment in walking, cycling and public transport forms Action 21 in the 50-point Climate Action Plan for Councils.

How Hampshire is prioritising climate adaptation and resilience

06 Dec 2022

Hampshire County Council has developed 2 decision making tools including a climate adaptation tool that's used to develop climate resilience in the area, for example in communities vulnerable to climate impacts. Targeting climate change adaptation at people and neighbourhoods most at risk from extreme weather events is part of Action 11 in the 50-point Climate Action Plan for Councils.

Policies, support and grants

06 Dec 2022

This hub includes all the important administrative documents, processes, and support for Friends of the Earth local action groups. It’ll help your group with creating a constitution, refer to the local action group charter and advice on financial management and grants.

Support for you and your group

06 Jan 2023

An overview of the training and support available to local action groups and activists in our network.

Kale Yeah! Kitchens Putting sustainability on the menu

15 Dec 2022

Kale Yeah! Kitchens is a sustainability scheme designed for university and workplace canteens, which will help reduce consumption of meat and increase plant-based meals on your menus. Find out how to launch your own scheme.

Our campaign to stop deforestation and human rights abuses

22 Dec 2022

Deforestation and human rights abuses like land grabbing are all too common in corporate supply chains. Find out more about how you and your group can hold companies to account for damage they cause.

How Islington is supporting vulnerable people and ensuring warm homes

20 Dec 2022

Islington Council has created a joined-up network of services that aim to support vulnerable Londoners facing fuel poverty. This case study relates to Actions 11 and 14 of the 50-point Climate Action Plan for Councils. Action 11 includes identifying people most at risk of fuel poverty and targeting policies, actions and spending towards them, while Action 14 involves helping owner-occupied and fuel-poor homes be more energy efficient, for example via insulation.

Fundraising guidance

25 Nov 2022

Our top tips for raising money effectively while complying with fundraising regulations.

Set ground rules

08 Nov 2022

Make sure that meetings are efficient and respectful by encouraging your group to agree on some simple ground rules.