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Environment Action - Summer 2013

Green is working in Cardiff

People wearing green helmets outside Cardiff Job Centre with a banner saying green is working.

Cardiff Friends of the Earth members showing that Green is Working. Photo: Chris Brown

By Tamsin Wallbank

On a sunny morning in October, a group of green helmeted people gathered outside the Charles Street job centre in Cardiff. They were there to demand that the Government takes the green economy seriously.

What people say about us

What people say about Cardiff Friends of the Earth:


Dave Lo - Thanks for the great resources!

Swim Free - You rule Cardiff Friends of the Earth!

Solar Energy Systems - Thanks for the great information!

Frequently asked questions

Q. How can I volunteer with you?

A. Read our volunteering page to find out what opportunities are available. The easiest way to get involved is to come along to our next group meeting.

Q. Will I be sent on training courses if I volunteer?

Our philosophy and how we work

Our philosophy

Friends of the Earth stands for three big ideas:

The impact of our work

Locally, Nationally, Globally. The first 40 years of Friends of the Earth

Because of our wonderful supporters we have achieved ground-breaking environmental laws including:

What people say about Friends of the Earth

"Friends of the Earth are actually quite good at getting laws passed" Thom Yorke - Radiohead

"Here in Parliament Friends of the Earth are absolutely crucial, they are a campaigning force. They educate us, they inform us.

Actions update 10 September 2011

Czech police carrying a protester in Sumava National Park

Environmental protester arrested during forest protest Photo:

Save Sumava National Park

At the beginning of August 2011 we asked you to help Friends of the Earth Czech Republic in their fight to stop the Czech Government's plans to cut down large areas of the Sumava National Park.

What others have said about Friends of the Earth

"Friends of the Earth has [an] effective means of influence – in its news service that is gaining a reputation for objectivity and accuracy."
John Gummer, Baron Deben, Conservative Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 1989 – 1993 and Secretary of State for the Environment 1993 – 1997

About us

About us

Who are Cardiff Friends of the Earth?

We are a local group of Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Friends of the Earth is:

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