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

Stop Corporate Courts

ISDS – short for ‘Investor-state dispute settlement’ – is an obscure parallel legal system only accessible to the super-rich. These corporate courts allow transnational corporations to sue governments outside the national justice system. A huge range of government policies have been... More

The Sustainable Development Goals

THE UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have identified the needs of our global neighbours. Governments around the world, including that of the UK, have pledged to address them. There are 17 "Global Goals" with 169 targets between them. "Humanity has... More

Trade deals and Brexit

Trade has always been part of society and in itself it could be a good thing. But trade deals are no longer just about selling more goods to other countries. Instead, they are often about giving huge new powers to big business, affecting every aspect of society from the public services to online... More