Commenting on the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement earlier today (Thursday 5 December 2013), Friends of the Earth’s Executive Director Andy Atkins said: “Yet again the long-term health of our economy has been completely undermined by the Chancellor’s short-sighted determination to keep … Continue reading
Stop the Fracking Madness. Join the rally to support the Barton Moss Protection Camp! Sunday 8th December 12.30pm.
Responding to the Government’s National Infrastructure Plan announced today (Wednesday 4 December 2013) Friends of the Earth Economics Campaigner David Powell said: “Building the right type of infrastructure is essential for creating the prosperous, low-carbon economy we so urgently need.
Last week a group of moustachioed cyclists met up and cycled from different parts of Greater Manchester into the City Centre as part of Bike Friday’s monthly ride. November’s Bike Friday theme was tied in with the Movember Campaign, where … Continue reading
Short-sighted policies expected to be unveiled by the Chancellor, George Osborne, in his Autumn Statement on Thursday (5 December 2013) could have a disastrous impact on jobs and efforts to tackle climate change, Friends of the Earth warned today.
Salford residents, green groups and trade union members will join forces tomorrow (Wednesday 4th) to oppose tax breaks for shale gas, ahead of the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement on Thursday.
Join us for our final climate and energy campaign meeting of the year. We’re currently focussing on fracking, and developing plans for a new campaign aimed at improving the energy efficiency of rented homes. All welcome! Please let us know … Continue reading
Responding to announcements today (Monday 2 December 2013) by Government around cuts to the Energy Company Obligation [ECO] and a new package of measures around the Green Deal, Friends of the Earth Energy Campaigner Sophie Neuburg said: “The Government has … Continue reading