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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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      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.

      15th Feb 2018
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      Save Druridge: End Coal. Please email the government TODAY

      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.

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      Further blow for fracking as equipment removed from Ryedale site

      Government urged to pull the plug on dirty energy

      7th Feb 2018
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      Celebration as Derbyshire County Council reject INEOS application

      Derbyshire County Council planners today voted to reject the application by chemicals giant INEOS to conduct exploratory drills for shale gas on Bramleymoor Lane, in North East Derbyshire, to the delight of campaigners. This is the latest in a spate … Continue reading

      5th Feb 2018
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      Met office forecasts more global warming over next 5 years

      UK must show leadership and end use of climate-wrecking fossil fuels

      31st Jan 2018
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      Huge win for campaigners as Cheshire councillors vote against IGas plans at Ellesmere Port

      Cheshire residents and campaigners celebrate as an application to test for gas at Ellesmere Port is turned down. Cheshire councillors have voted to refuse an IGas gas-testing application  today (25 January), in a huge win for the local community and campaigners. Friends of the … Continue reading

      25th Jan 2018
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      Secretary of State casts doubt on fracking finances

      Greg Clark MP, tells Third Energy, that they cannot start fracking in Ryedale due to their finances.

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      Rejection of INEOS test drill application in South Yorkshire welcomed

      Rotherham Borough Council rejected application for exploratory shale gas drilling near Harthill Rotherham Borough Council planners today rejected the application by chemicals giant INEOS to conduct exploratory drills for shale gas near the village of Harthill in South Yorkshire, to … Continue reading

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      Ellesmere Port shale gas opposition grows as decision day looms

      Residents will take to the streets on Thursday (25 January) to demonstrate opposition to fracking in Cheshire, ahead of a crucial planning meeting at Cheshire West and Chester Council. IGas are seeking permission from the council to ‘flow test’ a … Continue reading

      23rd 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.

      20th Jan 2018
      
      	

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