What we do in the next few years will determine the future of our world. We know the solutions to climate chaos and there’s still time to act – just. But we need to work together if we’re to convince our government to act. Continue reading
Young people have been leading the fight against the climate crisis ;– striking from school to demand the government takes urgent climate action.
Now they’re calling on the adults to join them. Continue reading
On 31st August, Bolton became the latest local authority in Greater Manchester to declare a ‘Climate Emergency’. So that now means that 8 of the 10 local councils have supported motions that formally declare a ‘climate emergency’. Trafford Council was … Continue reading
We call on the council to go the whole hog and close it to traffic* all year round and make it the living, breathing, vibrant street it wants to be! Continue reading
Young people have been leading the fight against the climate crisis – striking from school to demand the government takes urgent climate action.
Now they’re calling on the adults to join them Continue reading
The government of Brazil led by Bolsonaro favour the development of the Amazon rainforest over conservation, escalating deforestation. Deforestation threatens indigenous populations who live in the forest, loss of a precious and complex ecosystem and a vital carbon store that slows global warming.More details Continue reading
Hot on the heels of the news that Manchester council wants to turn Great Ancoats Street into a ‘European-style’ boulevard – but without the European-style cycle infrastructure – comes the news that Mancheser City Council want to turn the derelict Central Retail Park in to a temporary (5-years plus) 440 space car park. Continue reading
On a blustery evening, Manchester Friends of the Earth campaigners joined the ‘Longest Queue for Better Buses’ rally outside Andy Burnham’s offices on Oxford Street. Continue reading
On one of the hottest days of the year (so far) Manchester Friends of the Earth nature campaign volunteers joined forces with a group of incredible nature organisations to celebrate Manchester’s wonderful wildlife in Heaton Park as part of the fantastic Manchester Festival of Nature #MFON. Continue reading
Youth Strike 4 Climate Manchester news release: The Ecological Crisis is Imminent; Youth are Leading the Fight.
On Friday the 20th of September, people of all ages from all over Greater Manchester will be joining the global #ClimateStrike, happening in St Peter’s Square, to demand the government take urgent action towards this ecological crisis. Continue reading
Young people have been leading the fight against the climate crisis – striking from school to demand the government takes urgent climate action Continue reading
Friends of the Earth is calling for all airlines to make a flight’s carbon pollution public before a customer books so that an informed choice about how to travel can be made. People overwhelmingly agree with this, as new polling shows. Continue reading
Civil society leaders release joint statement on the prorogation of parliament Continue reading
Manchester Friends of the Earth objection to City Council’s application to turn the derelict Central Retail Park into a temporary (5-years plus) 440 space car park
Manchester Friends of the Earth have submitted an objection to the planning application. See below for the outline of our objection letter. The full response is available Continue reading
North West Friends of the Earth, Liverpool FoE and Manchester FoE response to the Aviation 2050: the future of UK aviation – consultation
Earlier this year, the Government published a consultation document ‘Aviation 2050: the future of UK aviation’. This document laid out some specific policy proposals that may be included in the final aviation strategy. Continue reading