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Over 80% of the world’s coal, oil and gas reserves are unburnable if we want to stop climate change.

The hundreds of billions of pounds invested in energy projects every year need to be moved out of the fossil fuel industry, and invested in clean energy instead.

Universities, pension funds, churches and other institutions are increasingly taking their investments out of coal, oil and gas.

We’ve joined this rapidly growing global alliance, and are campaigning to persuade the Greater Manchester Pension Fund to divest from fossil fuels.



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      Govt climate change adviser right to call for bolder action to slash emissions

      Climate action undermined by airport expansion, poor insulation, fracking and road building, says Friends of the Earth.

      17th Jan 2018
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      PM’s green speech: Action needed now to tackle toxic air and climate-wrecking pollution, says Friends of the Earth

      We can’t afford to wait 25 years to tackle threats to our health and the planet Reacting to Theresa May’s green speech and publication of the government’s 25 year plan for the environment today, Friends of the Earth’s CEO Craig … Continue reading

      11th Jan 2018
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      Devastating – reaction to Balcombe oil testing approval

      Friends of the Earth says it’s devastated that approval has been given to look for oil in a beautiful and significant part of the Sussex countryside.

      10th Jan 2018
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      Be Considered for the Mayor’s Green City Region Summit

      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.

      8th Jan 2018
      
      	

      Government reject oil drilling application in North Lincolnshire village

      Company loses controversial appeal to drill for oil at its site in Wressle, near Scunthorpe. Egdon Resources had applied twice to drill but a government planning inspector has now dismissed the appeals, raising concerns about potential impacts on water and residents.

      5th Jan 2018
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      Take the carbon crush challenge in 2018 (10:10)

      This year, I’m taking climate action that lasts. Want to take action on climate change, but not sure where to start?

      1st Jan 2018
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      At the start of ‘One Planet Summit’ today, Paris Agreement still heading for 3 degrees warming

      Two years after the Paris Agreement, and with the impacts of climate change devastating lives, the world’s countries’ inadequate pledges mean we are on track to deliver a catastrophic 3 degrees of warming, or more. The Paris Agreement was meant … Continue reading

      12th Dec 2017
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      Ask the Energy Secretary to stop fracking

      There’s still time to stop fracking going ahead at Preston New Road in Lancashire and Kirby Misperton in Yorkshire.

      9th Dec 2017
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      Sign our urgent letter to bring back onshore wind (10:10)

      Climate minister Claire Perry just told parliament that the government might throw onshore wind a lifeline. Shut off from government support, onshore wind has come to a halt across the UK. Now there could be a chance to bring it … Continue reading

      2nd Dec 2017
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      Keep Cuadrilla out of Balcombe

      Fracking company Cuadrilla’s application to test the oil flow at their site in Balcombe, West Sussex is out for public consultation. The villagers want the council to know that many people oppose the plans.

      28th Nov 2017
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