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This climate is changing. But it’s not too late to do something about it. What we do over the next five years will make a real difference to our lives and the lives of future generations.

Here at Manchester Friends of the Earth, we’re working locally to support people who want to live more sustainably, and to encourage businesses and other organisations to Manchester’s climate change plan, A Certain Future.

We’re also keeping up the pressure on politicians to ensure the Government lives up to its pledge to be the greenest ever, setting us on a path to a clean, safe, nuclear-free energy supply and taking the lead in securing a strong and fair international climate deal.



Events

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19th Apr 2018
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Bring Shell to justice

Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell is one of the world’s biggest drivers of climate change, leaving a trail of devastation, from Nigeria to the Netherlands.

4th Apr 2018
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The United Resistance campaign press release: 3 months of love and defiance

A 100 Women March on Tuesday 3 April 2018 marks the beginning of a three-month sustained campaign against fracking in Lancashire and beyond.

2nd Apr 2018
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Secretary of State says no to damaging opencast mine in Northumberland

The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid, has today announced his decision to reject plans for an opencast coal mine at Druridge Bay, on the Northumberland coastline. He concluded that “overall the scheme would have an … Continue reading

23rd Mar 2018
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Green Summit: Campaigners call on council leaders to back the Mayor’s climate plan

Manchester Friends of the Earth are calling on the ten Greater Manchester council leaders to publicly support the Mayor’s climate plan ahead of the Green Summit on Wednesday 21st March. [1]

20th Mar 2018
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Our Green Summit letter to the ten council leaders

In the run-up to the Mayor’s Green Summit on 21st March 2018, we sent the following letter by email to the ten Greater Manchester council leaders.  We will publish their responses when we receive them.

19th Mar 2018

	

Sign the petition: British homes, powered by sunshine. (10:10)

10:10 are installing solar panels on the roofs of community organisations around the UK. They’ll save money on their energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint. But shouldn’t all suitable buildings have solar?

17th Mar 2018
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Greater Manchester Pension Fund lags behind other major cities on climate change

Climate change campaigners are claiming a partial victory in their campaign for the Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) to dump its investments in climate damaging fossil fuel companies – but they say GMPF is doing too little too late.

14th Mar 2018
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Another victory for environment as council votes against fracking plans at Woodsetts, Rotherham

This is INEOS’ third test drill application to go to a planning committee this year, with the first two also rejected in Harthill in Rotherham, and Marsh Lane, in Derbyshire. The application site area lies approximately 30 metres from Dewidales … Continue reading

8th Mar 2018
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Countries, cities and corporations committing to ‘zero carbon by’ or ‘carbon-neutral by’ …..

In May 2017, the people of Greater Manchester elected Andy Burnham as GM Mayor. In his manifesto, he committed to a new, accelerated ambition for Greater Manchester on the green economy and carbon neutrality, building on the leadership of the … Continue reading

7th Mar 2018