Transport plan for Cardiff

Traffic on Station Terrace

Traffic in Cardiff. Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

Cardiff Friends of the Earth believe that Cardiff Civic Society's proposals for an integrated transport system in Cardiff is, like the curate's egg, good in parts.

Cardiff Council rejects reservoir application

Meadows and trees at Llanishen Reservoir

Meadows and trees at Llanishen Reservoir: Photo Llanishen RAG

Yesterday Cardiff Councillors rejected a new application by reservoir owner Western Power Distribution (WPD) to build more than 300 homes on part of the Grade 2 listed Llanishen Reservoir. They criticised the plan as "ridiculous".

UK Green Film Festival 2011

The UK Green Film Festival

The first UK Green Film Festival launches in Cardiff on 20 May. Friends of the Earth are proud to support the festival. Visit the Chapter Arts Centre website to book tickets.

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Energy Bill update

Inflatable white elephant saying 'Noclear power? No thanks. It's a white elephant. in front of the Houses of Parliament

Friends of the Earth took a giant white elephant to Parliament when we presented a petition signed by tens of thousands of supporters for a safe, nuclear-free future.

Nuclear power is a white elephant - it's massively expensive and we don't need it.

Tell your new AM to take action on climate change

National Assembly for Wales

Tell your newly elected Assembly Members to support three practical proposals made by Stop Climate Chaos Cymru for action that would tackle climate change, create green jobs and boost social justice.

Environmental mini opera comes to Cardiff

Painting of seven falling figures

Photo: © The Opera Group

Please note changed times and locations below.

The Opera Group will be doing eight performances of their mini opera Save the Diva on the morning and afternoon of Saturday 7th May 2011 at different locations in Cardiff city centre and Cardiff Bay.

Tell your Assembly candidates to help stop climate change

National Assembly for Wales

This action is now closed - Thank you to everyone who took part

Stop Climate Chaos Cymru, which is supported by Friends of the Earth, is asking candidates of all parties standing in the 2011 National Assembly For Wales to back three practical proposals for Welsh Assembly Action that would tackle climate change, create green jobs and boost social justice.

No tar sands oil in Europe

Native American looking at open cast mining of tar sands 

An EU climate law that could prohibit tar sands oil getting into Europe has been watered down following pressure from the Canadian government and big oil companies.

It's crunch time for the Government's new Energy Bill

Light bulb containing wind turbine

We have a great opportunity to help the UK cut its energy use for good.

MPs are currently debating the Government's new Energy Bill.

Please ask your MP to deliver the Energy Bill we need.

Last week after months of pressure the Government agreed that the country's coldest rented homes need better insulation.

We now need to get the details of the Energy Bill right. It must deliver:

Help us close the nuclear loophole

Nuclear roulette wheel

This action is now closed. Thank you to everyone who took part.

A loophole in the Government's Energy Bill could see taxpayers' money spent on clean-ups after nuclear power stations close.

The Government has promised that nuclear power will not get public subsidy. They also claim energy companies will pay for their own clean-ups.

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