Friends of the Earth

International Women's Day: Voices from Friends of the Earth's women environmental activists around the world

Friends of the Earth International
| 8th March 2017

Today - International Women's Day of Struggle - we share the voices and experiences of Friends of the Earth women and transgender environmental activists. The national and regional contexts described by these activists are diverse. But the challenges they face are a common expression of the linked oppressions based on class, gender, race/ethnicity, sexuality, disability and other power relations.

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Pollution

Burned: Merthyr's fight for clean air and green jobs

The Ecologist
| 27th June 2011
What would you do if an American company planned to site a huge incinerator - bigger than the Millennium Stadium - above your town? How would you feel if you knew that no existing technology could prevent that incinerator pumping out toxic chemicals?

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