Global Justice Now

Stop Bayer’s takeover of Monsanto (Global Justice Now)

Last week, Monsanto accepted a takeover bid from the chemical and pharmaceutical company, Bayer. If this goes ahead, it would become the world’s largest seed and pesticide company, a giant corporate super villain with vast control over the world’s food … Continue reading

20th Sep 2016
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Join the generation that saves our bees

British bees are under threat from bee-harming pesticides called neonicotinoids. Let’s ban bee-harming pesticides, for good.

16th Sep 2016
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Ditch diesel, cut air pollution

Fight the blight of air pollution and save lives. Sign up to ditch diesel today. It’s a shocking stat: air pollution causes 40,000 early deaths in the UK every single year.

15th Sep 2016
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Will you fight to keep our environment protected?

The result is in – we are leaving the EU.  This means that many of our environmental and nature protections are now at risk. Being part of the EU gave us cleaner beaches and drinking water, less air pollution and … Continue reading

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GM Transport 2040 Strategy consultation – Manchester Friends of the Earth’s response

Last year (2015) Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) consulted on their 2040 Vision for Transport in Greater Manchester.  Manchester Friends of the Earth submitted a detailed response.

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Huge growth predicted for energy collectives – if PM doesn’t kill it

Renewable energy already generates a quarter of UK electricity Huge potential for new energy collectives by 2030 Over half of people in the EU could generate their own renewable electricity by 2050 A new report released today estimates that 44% … Continue reading


	

Greater Manchester Environment Forum

At this month’s Greater Manchester Environment Forum meeting, we’ll be discussing our response to the consultation on Manchester’s climate change plan to 2050:  http://www.manchesterclimate.com/2050consultation   When: 7pm – 8.30pm, Wednesday 28th September Where: Green Fish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham Street, … Continue reading

 
 
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DIY Retrofit for Homeowners

For DIY enthusiasts, self builders and practitioners, this course tackles the key areas of fabric upgrades applicable to most homes. Includes airtightness works and insulation covering basic measures such as draft-proofing, moving on to more complex subjects including floor and … Continue reading

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12 November
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Retrofit Advocacy Course

This participatory course is aimed at enabling householders, volunteers and professionals to confidently discuss energy efficiency and inspire others to find out more about retrofit, i.e. when on a stall at an open home event, in a meeting or workshop … Continue reading

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Orchard 49 presents Apple Day

Try some freshly pressed apple juice Taste some of the heritage apple varieties from Orchard49 Feast on our delicious home made cakes Enjoy a cuppa and stroll round the Orchard and the allotment site

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Adam Chodzko Presents Deep Above (Manchester Science Festival)

After a screening at Shambala Festival in August, Adam Chodzko’s ‘Deep Above’ will continue its tour, the next stop is Manchester Science Festival on October 22nd at the amazing venue Texture in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.

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Friends of the Earth set to object to new oil drilling in South Downs National Park

An application to drill for oil in the beautiful South Downs National Park for 20 years has been criticised by Friends of the Earth. United Kingdom Oil and Gas Investments PLC (UKOG) has applied to the South Downs National Park … Continue reading

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