To Paris and Beyond

Dundee is the venue for this event highlighting the positive responses we can make to tackling climate change.  It's organised by Stop Climate Chaos and FoE Scotland. The programme has been finalised and you can find all the details on the Eventbrite booking page at …

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Protest against TTIP

A demonstration to raise awareness of TTIP and encourage passers-by to sign a petition opposing it.  Come along and help hand out leaflets, or just find out more about why this proposed deal is bad news for people, animal welfare, the environment, public services, and democracy. …

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Green Groups Sustainable Travel event

Members of different Green Groups around Dundee and Tayside will be meeting to hear about - and discuss - how walking, cycling and public transport can be encouraged in the area. Phil Nowotny, Active Travel officer for the regional transport partnership Tactran will talk about the revised …

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FoET Local Group Meeting

Our February meeting date coincides with the TTIP event being organised by Global Justice Now - details here.  So we're going to hold a short get-together to review the recent For the Love of event, and the Green Groups Sustainable Travel event, before going along to the TTIP event - there's lots …

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TTIP – What it is and why we need to stop it

The purpose of the event is to share information about the trade deal which we are opposing, and to plan some local action. Come and learn more about this EU-US trade deal and corporate power grab, why we need to stop it, and how we might begin to take action in Dundee. With speakers from Global …

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For the Love of

Members of Friends of the Earth Tayside and other green groups are holding the event as part of the national “For the Love of” campaign organised by Stop Climate Chaos Scotland.  This is a coalition of many organisations, including Oxfam, the RSPB, Greenpeace and Christian Aid. The news coverage …

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A River Changes Course (film screening)

A powerful reflection on the frontline impacts of our global food system, this mesmerizing film deservingly walked away with the Grand Jury Prize for World Documentary at Sundance. It is followed from 4.30 pm by a debate exploring what place the environment, poverty and global justice have in …

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2014 Matters: power, poverty and inequality in a changing world

2014 Matters: power, poverty and inequality in a changing world, will be from 4.30 – 6pm on Saturday February 22, at the Hannah McLure Centre (in the Abertay University Students' Union building) on Bell Street.  Speakers will include Katherine Trebeck from Oxfam, Anas Sarwar MP, deputy leader of the …

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2014 Matters: Introduction to People, Planet and Scotland’s Future

A series of events are being held around Scotland this month, supported by Friends of the Earth Scotland on the referendum, the environment and social justice.  Two of these will be in Dundee.  The first is a workshop event: An introduction to Scottish politics and what the referendum on Scottish …

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Gathering of Green Groups, and FoE Tayside AGM

There is a wide range of organisations in the Dundee area with an interest in environmental issues.  Often these interests overlap, and we can benefit from working together, but we are often too busy and miss these opportunities. This Gathering will give us the chance to meet each other, explore …

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