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Name The Larsen C Iceberg #ExxonKnew (350.org)

50 years after learning the truth about climate change, Exxon’s climate denial is having increasingly devastating consequences. An iceberg twice the size of Samoa is about to calve off and collapse into the ocean in one of the most dramatic … Continue reading

22nd Jun 2017
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Save Druridge : Tell the government to scrap opencast coal plans

A gorgeous stretch of coastline, Druridge Bay in Northumberland, faces desecration by a mining company desperate to gouge out three million tonnes of coal. For the past three weeks Friends of the Earth and local residents have been taking part … Continue reading

21st Jun 2017
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Ask Homebase and Wyevale to ditch bee-harming pesticides

B&Q has just announced that its flowering plants will be free of neonicotinoid pesticides from next year. This is fantastic news for our bees and gardeners. 

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Campaigners hail UNISON decision as Greater Manchester Pension Fund faces more pressure to ditch fossil fuels

Fossil Free Greater Manchester (FFGM) today hailed UNISON’s decision that local authority pension funds should stop investing in fossil fuels. UNISON members took the decision at their annual conference in Brighton.

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Zero Carbon Manchester

Manchester Environment Education Network has invited Paul Allen from the Centre for Alternative Technology to Manchester to discuss a Zero Carbon Manchester.

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50 years after learning the truth about climate change, Exxon’s climate denial is having increasingly devastating consequences. An iceberg twice the size of Samoa is about to calve off and collapse into the ocean in one of the most dramatic … Continue reading

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MEPs back complete ban on bee-harming pesticides

MEPs have overwhelmingly rejected an attempt by a UK Conservative MEP to oppose a full ban on neonicotinoid pesticides that have been linked to bee decline. 43 MEPs on the Environment Committee voted against the proposal by Julie Girling MEP, … Continue reading

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Old Trafford Open Gardens Day

Programme – £4 includes entry to over 20 gardens, yardens, allotments and green spaces. Price includes a free piece of cake and a drink (while stocks last!) Free entry for under 16s

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Manchester Friends of the Earth Drop-in Wednesday

Join us anytime between 6-8pm to help out with any actions we have to catch up with, drink tea and generally chat about the group (and the state of the world?!) Open to everyone No experience necessary and a good … Continue reading

 
 
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More to do if we’re to be a world class city [Letter]

Dear Editor It was interesting to see the photographs of Kingsway at the Parrswood junction comparing 1935 and today (Nostalgia, MEN 14th June).


	
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Manchester Greenpeace goes to Preston New Road

On Preston New Road, Little Plumpton – just outside Blackpool – Cuadrilla Resources are building what will be the UK’s first commercial fracking operation. Along with other Greenpeace groups from the North of England we will be going up to … Continue reading

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