Campaign Focus

Climate Protest

Barclays AGM in Manchester


We know that we can’t build any new fossil fuel projects and avoid climate breakdown, but Barclays execs continue to put profit before a liveable planet. Barclays is Europe’s biggest funder of fossil fuels – pumping £127 billion into fuelling climate chaos …

Manchester Friends of the Earth Spring Newsletter


Welcome to our first newsletter of 2022! And the first from the new newsletter writing team! In this edition you will find updates on some of the environmental issues the group are involved in, including their wider societal connections.

Local Elections 2022 - what are your candidates views?


In the run up to the local elections in Greater Manchester on Thursday 5th May 2022, Manchester Friends of the Earth are asking all candidates standing for election to let voters know what they think about key environmental issues.  #LE2022 …

Help stop plans for a new coal mine in Cumbria!


Almost 7 years ago, the UK reached a significant milestone in the fight to save our planet. On the 18th December 2015, miners at Kellingley Colliery in North Yorkshire worked their final shifts and closed the doors of the last remaining operational …

Get Involved

Are you a business? Information on how to go green and corporate volunteering ideas


We get a lot of requests from companies asking for ideas on how they can make their businesses more eco-friendly. And so we have put together a list of green corporate volunteering opportunities and ways that small and medium sized …

Green Living Tips


During the Big Green Week in September 2021 supported by the Climate Coalition we put together lots of ideas to help us become more sustainability aware in our everyday life. We would love your help to add to them. So …

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Get Involved in Manchester Friends of the Earth


Manchester FoE is fuelled by volunteer energy. Why not come to a group meeting, come and find us at event?

Activities

Climate, Biodiversity and a Packet of Crisps - expert talks to inform and inspire


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Come and join us for the first in a series of LIVE, FREE, SCIENCE TALKS centred on the climate and biodiversity crisis, aiming to inform, refresh and inspire. First floor, KRO BAR, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PG. 17:30 Wednesday 25th …

Kinder Trespass 90th Anniversary Walk


On April 24th 1932, Manchester activist Benny Rothman led a group of over 400 ramblers onto Kinder Scout, the highest terrain in the Peak District. Find out more and get involved in anniversary activities.

Social ride Heaton Park

Love Your Bike Social Rides 2022


Our social rides are for everyone who enjoys cycling. A chance to do some cycling, meet people, learn new routes and have a beer and some food. We ride at a sociable pace and enjoy the ride. We meet around … The next ride is on Wed 1st June 2022

Take Action

Tell your MP that you back the frequent flyer levy (Possible)


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Flying is a serious climate problem, and there’s no technological solution that can scale up fast enough. The fairest and most popular way to cut emissions from air travel is to bring in a new way of taxing flights where the more …

Environment Act Targets need to lift their game- have your say


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“Nature is in decline worldwide, with this decline projected to continue or worsen. We need to take urgent action to halt biodiversity loss to meet our commitment to leave the environment in a better state than we inherited it. Our future …

News

Windfall tax: Nationwide insulation needed to reduce winter fuel bills, says Friends of the Earth


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*** Friends of the Earth spokespeople available *** Money from the windfall tax should be used to fund a nationwide, street-by-street home insulation programme, says Friends of the Earth.  Friends of the Earth climate campaigner, Sana Yusuf, said: “A tax on the excess profits …

Ofgem boss estimates energy price cap will rise to £2800 – Friends of the Earth reaction


news release

The Chief Executive of the energy regulator Ofgem, Jonathan Brearley, has today told the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee that he will write to the Chancellor informing him that the energy price cap is expected to rise to …