Campaign Focus

Challenge the UK government's support for a gas project in Mozambique


On 7 December Friends of the Earth is challenging the UK government’s decision to provide financial support for a liquified natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique. Specifically, we’re making a case against UK Export Finance (UKEF) on the grounds that: the decision was …

Destination Bee Network

Our response to the Bee Network Conversation


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The Greater Manchester Combined Authority are consulting on the Bee Network until the 12th November 2021.  We would love as many people as possible to contribute to this to ensure the GMCA and TfGM see how much support there is …

Take the Great Big Green challenge - every week


Following the Big Green Week in September supported by the Climate Coalition people from right across the UK came together to take action big and small on climate change. We put together some ideas covering nine different themes and will …

Reducing herbicide use in Greater Manchester?


Manchester Friends of the Earth support the work of Pesticide Action Network UK who are a National Campaigning Charity who are trying to alert Citizens to the harmful nature of Pesticide/ Herbicide and other chemical use in our Towns and …

Fight for Clean Air in Greater Manchester


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We’re working with the British Lung Foundation to call for action on clean air in Greater Manchester. Take our simple online action: send a letter to Andy Burnham.

Get Involved

Make mine green- helping businesses go green


We get a lot of requests from companies asking for ideas on how they can make their businesses more eco-friendly. And so we have put together a list of green corporate volunteering opportunities and ways that small and medium sized …

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Get Involved in Manchester Friends of the Earth


Manchester FoE is fuelled by volunteer energy. Why not come to a group meeting, come and find us at event?

Activities

Conservative Party conference- 2021


event report

Sunday 3rd October – Wednesday 6th October The Tory Party will be holding their annual party conference in Manchester this year. Friends of the Earth will be raising awareness of climate-wreaking projects that threaten the UK’s reputation as we host …

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Going Batty in Platt Fields


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If asked to name wild animals you’re likely to see in the streets and parks where you live, many of you will probably think of foxes, hedgehogs or—if you’re lucky enough—badgers. But if you concentrate on looking out for these, …

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End Sewage Pollution Now - how did the Greater Manchester MP's vote? Write to them now!


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Last week the government had the opportunity with the Environment Bill to put it beyond all doubt that water companies have to act to stop pumping raw sewage into rivers and the ocean. Instead the Government decided to recommend their …

Add your name to defend the right to protest


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The government has published a new Policing Bill that threatens the fundamental rights of citizens and communities to have their voices heard by the powerful.

News

COP26: The Road to 1.5 Just Got Harder With Glasgow Get-Out Clause


news release

For the past fortnight, climate talks have turned Glasgow into an international hub for the world’s leaders, negotiators, observers and activists. Today (13 November), the summit culminates as a delayed cover decision with the consensus of all nations is published.  Responding …

Horse Hill: Court of Appeal to hear challenge over controversial oil drilling permission


news release

The Court of Appeal will hear a legal challenge on Tuesday 16 November 2021 to Surrey County Council’s controversial decision to grant planning permission for oil drilling at Horse Hill, in greenbelt countryside in Surrey.   The challenge has been brought by Sarah …

Consultations and Views

Destination Bee Network

Our response to the Bee Network Conversation


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The Greater Manchester Combined Authority are consulting on the Bee Network until the 12th November 2021.  We would love as many people as possible to contribute to this to ensure the GMCA and TfGM see how much support there is …

Places for Everyone - Joint Development Plan Document - Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan consultation - Manchester Friends of the Earth response.


Manchester Friends of the Earth submitted our response to the Places for Everyone – Joint Development Plan consultation on 3rd October 2021. Below is a summary of our response and the full document is available as a PDF. Manchester Friends …