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From doubling tree cover and fighting climate chaos, we want to change the world for good. Here for you Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm πŸ˜€
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Friends of the Earth 🌍 1h
We can't recycle our way out of this problem, because the damage caused by making plastics can't be undone.
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Friends of the Earth 🌍 1h
The production of plastics is responsible for 5% of global greenhouse gas emissions. But this figure is growing fast - and soon it will be responsible for more climate-changing emissions than aviation and shipping sector put together.
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Friends of the Earth 🌍 1h
Yesterday's final episode of the highlighted the link between plastic production, burning fossil fuels (like oil and gas) and the . In short: we have to decrease, not increase, the amount of plastics being made
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Friends of the Earth 🌍 4h
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Join our campaign to double UK tree cover 🌳🌳
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Friends of the Earth 🌍 4h
β€œI just feel a massive connection to the roots that are underneath, which are very high and wide, and to the oxygen that comes from the top" on his connection with trees.
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Friends of the Earth 🌍 5h
⏰ The world’s alarm clock is ringing⏰ : the snooze button has been pressed for too long. - we urgently need ambitious new laws to restore our environment and avert . Will you act? Please tweet or RT this on Wed 26 June at 2pm!
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Craig Bennett 8h
BREAKING: Friends of the Earth commences High Court action against Cuadrilla over 'unlawful' anti-protest injunction: via
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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall 21h
β€œThe focus has to be on reducing how much we’re making. That is missing from the conversation and yet it’s an essential part of dealing with the crisis” –
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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall 21h
In the simple and compelling words of Sir David Attenborough, β€œDear Supermarkets, for the sake of the planet, less plastic please! ”
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Friends of the Earth 🌍 21h
Thank you so much for watching with us, we really loved hanging out with you. If you want to take action right now, please sign the petition . We look forward to seeing everyone’s over the next seven days!
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Julian Kirby 21h
Phenomenal effort by the heroes of that Bristol street, & . Imagine if we could do this across the whole country … will do his bit to make us all rise to that challenge? Help here here …
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Friends of the Earth 🌍 21h
Almost half of packaging used by major UK supermarket chains cannot be easily recycled, we know the answer needs to be reduction & reuse. We need new legislation that phases out unnecessary plastic. Please sign our petition
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Friends of the Earth 🌍 21h
Looking for tips to cut ? Check our handy guide to Plastic-Free Living, including shopping thanks to
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Friends of the Earth 🌍 21h
As Friends of the Earth campaigner demonstrates, we simply cannot recycle our way out of . We cannot keep making more and more single-use plastic. We need to refuse, reduce and reuse.
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Julian Kirby 21h
Make no mistake, the crisis is part of the too. On current growth rates plastic will gobble up a third of all the carbon we can emit to keep less than 2degrees global heating … and we know even 1.5degrees will fry us. &reuse
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Friends of the Earth 🌍 21h
Is plastic production adding to the ?
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Julian Kirby 21h
Grim graph isn’t it. Still, if yours is a brain that likes graphs and stats, find out more about plastic pollution and what government should do about it with our briefing here
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Friends of the Earth 🌍 22h
Plastic is a major contributor to climate change. Fossil fuels like oil are involved in almost all plastic production. The more plastic we make, the more petrochemicals we need. These are the same fuels driving . Find out more:
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Friends of the Earth 🌍 22h
is driving and . , it’s time to end fracking in the UK & to break free from plastic.
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