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