We live in a world facing many destructive and entwined crises – including growing inequality, climate change, poverty, pollution and human rights violations. Our current economic system is perpetuating and exacerbating these crises.
INSPIRATION. DIALOGUE. RESOLUTION. The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham would like you to indicate your interest in attending the Mayor’s Green Summit on 21st March.
All the good news about fighting climate change in one place. Despite a year of Donald Trump, there are solid grounds for optimism as global investment in clean energy soars. We’re 1 year on from Donald Trump’s inauguration. What a … Continue reading
Every minute a truck load of plastic enters our oceans – harming turtles, whales and other much-loved animals.
Call on the EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) to stop funding gas pipelines (350.org)
On February 17th, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) consultation on providing €500 million for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) will close.
A gorgeous stretch of coastline, Druridge Bay in Northumberland could soon be torn apart to create a huge opencast coal mine to claw out three million tonnes of coal.
We held the October Waste campaign meeting this Wednesday during which we discussed our findings about Manchester take-away businesses and planned future actions. To recap, our campaign focuses on single-use items in local take-aways. The aim is to influence businesses … Continue reading
On Saturday 14 October, people across the world stood together in an international day of action to protect our futures from fossil fuel projects.
On the morning of Monday 2nd October, “Thomas the Tank engine” and a pre-pay meter, helped transport campaigners ask Conservative Party conference delegates to put some money in the electricity meter to help fund the rail electrification programme that the … Continue reading
The #PlasticFreeFriday campaign launches to help people cut down on plastic waste by making simple lifestyle changes, while treating yourself to a little more “me time”.
Government urged to pull the plug on dirty energy
Minister urged to get tougher on slashing climate-wrecking emissions UK transport sector is still failing to play its part in tackling climate change, says Friends of the Earth as official figures revealed a reduction in UK greenhouse gas emissions in … Continue reading
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham launched a ‘Congestion Conversation’ in which he would like to hear about ‘how congestion is impacting people’s lives’ and canvas ideas for reducing it. Manchester Friends of the Earth encouraged people to response to the … Continue reading
Manchester Friends of the Earth have submitted consultation responses to both the Stockport Local Plan and SEMMMS (South East Manchester Multi-Modal Strategy) Refresh consultations.
On 15th June 2017, we submitted this response to the Government’s plans for tackling nitrogen oxide pollution in our towns and cities. With thanks to Client Earth for their guidance on these issues and this particular consultation.