Air Quality

It’s estimated that 40,000 deaths each year are attributable to pollutants, especially from diesel. This is a climate change as well as a health issue. So urgent action is needed. Friends of the Earth are monitoring pollution levels around our city as part of a national scheme and... More

Stop drilling in Markwells Wood

Markwell’s Wood Watch UK Oil & Gas have applied to drill and produce oil for 20 years at Markwells Wood, a designated ancient woodland in the South Downs National Park near Forestside, West Sussex. The proposed method of drilling for this oil involves the injection of acid, chemicals and... More

Stop Fracking

Opposing Fracking – Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Beyond

At a time when we simply cannot extract any more carbon from the earth if we are to meet our commitment to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and avert climate catastrophe, the current government are ignoring this and pushing ahead with fracking plans in the UK. What is Fracking? Hydraulic... More

Refugees Welcome

Portsmouth’s Response to the Refugee Crisis

Here's what campaigners are doing to assist the wellbeing of refugees and migrants in the Portsmouth area. The Problem Refugees and migrants look to come to the UK in order to find peace and security. Due to a myriad of factors including conflict and economic insecurity in their home nations,... More