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Frack Free Trafford petition

Do you live in Trafford, or know anyone that does?  If you do, either you or your friends or relatives are now on the frontline of the battle against fracking.

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UK pledges cash to climate fund

Commenting in advance of today’s pledge by the UK Government of millions of hundreds of millions of pounds to a UN “green fund” intended to help poor nations develop their economies more cleanly and prepare for the impact of global … Continue reading

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European Court of Justice rules on UK Air Pollution case – Manchester Friends of the Earth reaction

Reacting to news today (Wednesday 19 November 2014) that the European Court of Justice’s (ECJ) has ruled against the UK Government over its failures to comply with EU air pollution legal limits – following a case brought by ClientEarth – … Continue reading

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Trafford Council votes against Fracking

Trafford Council last night (Wednesday 12 November) formerly voted to oppose fracking at its Full Council meeting. The Trafford Labour group had submitted a motion opposing fracking [1] which was also supported by the Liberal Democrat group.  During the debate the … Continue reading

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Govt announces fracking training hub as experts say shale overhyped

Energy minister Matthew Hancock has revealed that Blackpool and The Fylde College is to be the UK hub for the National College for Onshore Oil and Gas.

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Why wellbeing isn’t just for middle class hippies

What is our economy for? We think it should be about delivering wellbeing for all within environmental limits. The NHS has been in the news a lot recently, with its Chief Executive Simon Stevens’ ‘5 year forward review’ identifying a jaw-dropping … Continue reading

 


	
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Local community calls on Trafford Council to support ban on Fracking

Trafford Council will debate the controversial fracking industry at its Full Council meeting tomorrow (Weds 12 November) after the Labour group submitted a motion opposing fracking [1].

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Call for fracking regs to be weakened slammed

Reacting to calls from University of Glasgow academics for regulations on the surface vibrations caused by fracking to be weakened, Friends of the Earth Energy campaigner Tony Bosworth said: “Any move to weaken safety rules on fracking will send shock-waves … Continue reading

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Honey product guide launched

Ethical Consumer and Friends of the Earth today urge consumers to put the plight of the beleaguered honey bee on their shopping list by choosing ethically produced honey.

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