One World Week 2019

One World Week runs from 20-27 October and we are building on last year's theme so, inspired by the 16 year old schoolgirl climate activist, Greta Thunberg, we shall be focusing on the urgency for action. We need to act now if we are to keep climate change within limits that allow the planet's... More

Stop idling

Portsmouth Friends of the Earth is  encouraging drivers to turn off their engines whilst stationary in order to improve air quality in our city. Download and print the Help Clear the Air poster to put in your window and get the message across in your street.  If you don't have a colour... More

Streets for People

The Portsmouth Friends of the Earth group has  published a report, ‘Streets for People’ that sets out local people’s vision for Portsmouth streets as places that are people-friendly and not dominated by cars. The report is based on comments from local people about their favourite streets,... More

#LetPompeyBreathe

The Problem Air pollution in Portsmouth is a public health crisis. Poor air quality has been linked to many serious health conditions including heart disease, breathing problems and Alzheimer’s. Most pollution in Portsmouth is caused by road traffic, particularly in the form of nitrogen dioxide... More