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2015 Local Elections: Your candidates’ views on environmental issues

On Thursday 7th May, people across Greater Manchester have the opportunity to vote for the people who will be their local councillors. We’ve been surveying candidates views on the issues we campaign on. See the results as they come in.

 
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2015 National Election: Your parliamentary candidates’ views on environmental issues

On Thursday 7th May, people across Greater Manchester have the opportunity to vote for the people who will become their next Member of Parliament (MP). We’ve been surveying candidates’ views and policies on the issues we campaign on. See the … Continue reading

 
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New studies highlight pesticide threat to wild bees

Reacting to two new studies, published today in the scientific journal Nature, which provide further evidence that neonicotinoid insecticides pose a substantial risk to wild bee species, Friends of the Earth nature campaigner Sandra Bell said:  “The scientific evidence that … Continue reading

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Lancashire County Council defers Cuadrilla fracking decision

Responding to the news that Lancashire County Council has again extended the time period to make decisions on Cuadrilla’s two fracking planning applications, Friends of the Earth’s climate and energy campaigner Donna Hume said:  “This is yet another fracking decision … Continue reading

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What have the main political parties got to say about ‘stuff’?

Look around you. What do you see? Stuff, right? Lots of manufactured stuff.



	
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MFOE climate campaign meeting

Join us to find out the latest on fracking in Greater Manchester and beyond, and the national Run on Sun campaign in support of community energy.  All welcome! When: 7pm – 8.30pm, Wednesday 29th April Where  Green Fish Resource Centre, … Continue reading

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Fracking support undermines Labour’s Green Plan

Reacting to Labour’s Green Plan, published today, Friends of the Earth’s head of politics Liz Hutchins said:  “Labour’s green vision contains a number of encouraging policies. Making the insulation of cold homes a national infrastructure priority is particularly welcome; fixing … Continue reading

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UK Government in Supreme Court over air pollution – Manchester Friends of the Earth reaction.

The Supreme Court is being asked today (Thursday 16 April 2015) to order the UK Government to develop a new plan to urgently tackle illegal levels of air pollution. (1)

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