Dirty Air Hits the Vulnerable Hardest

The GM Clean Air Conversation

Speak up for Healthy Air People in Greater Manchester can comment on proposals for a Clean Air Plan. This is an opportunity to demand strong action on pollution from transport and get the healthy air our city deserves. You can … Continue reading

19th Jun 2019
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Countries, cities and corporations committing to go ‘carbon neutral’

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

4th Jun 2019

	

What climate targets have been set in Manchester?

Find out more about the climate targets that have been set in Manchester and Greater Manchester Continue reading

19th May 2019

	
Dirty Air Hits the Vulnerable Hardest

The GM Clean Air Conversation

Speak up for Healthy Air People in Greater Manchester can comment on proposals for a Clean Air Plan. This is an opportunity to demand strong action on pollution from transport and get the healthy air our city deserves. You can … Continue reading

19th Jun 2019
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Ask your Council to become pesticide-free.

In March 2019, Trafford Council agreed to phase out the use of all pesticides and weed killers on council land and to cut out the use of glyphosate based treatments in all council operations in one year. Continue reading

17th Jun 2019
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We Need a Fossil Free European Investment Bank (350.org)

Our finance ministers are meeting this Friday 14 June as Governors of the European Investment Bank. This is a once-in-a-year event, and we must demand that they take a stand against the Bank’s dirty relationship with fossil fuels. Continue reading

13th Jun 2019
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Green Summit #2 Salford Quays

This year’s event saw a more than doubling of attendees with over 1700 people meeting together from across Greater Manchester to hear the latest on the region’s plans to tackle Climate change and to work together to share ideas and inspiration on how this could be achieved. Continue reading

3rd Apr 2019
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29th Mar 2019
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Chorlton Brook litter pickin’ in the rain!

Despite the rain we had a depressingly successful litter pick at Chorlton Brook on Saturday clearing away loads of stuff that had been dumped – half of which can be recycled. Continue reading

23rd Mar 2019
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Tree Campaign

Provisional woodland statistics 2019: Friends of the Earth calls for huge boost to tree planting

Figures show that planting of new trees, and replacing those felled, in England is at an historic low. The latest National Statistics  on woodland produced by Forest Research were released today (13 June 2019) Guy Shrubsole, trees campaigner at Friends of … Continue reading

13th Jun 2019
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Government sets net zero carbon target by 2050

Responding to Theresa May’s announcement that the UK will today table legislation to set a target for net zero carbon emission by 2050, Friends of the Earth chief executive Craig Bennett said: Continue reading

11th Jun 2019
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M4 relief road rejected

The M4 relief road has been rejected which is great news for Wales and the planet. Continue reading

4th Jun 2019
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Letter to Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs : re draft Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan

Manchester Friends of the Earth are writing to you regarding Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan – Tackling Nitrogen Dioxide Exceedances at the Roadside – Outline Business Case. Continue reading

17th May 2019

	

Open letter from GM-CAN to Manchester City Council

The Greater Manchester Climate Action Network calls on Manchester City Council to declare a climate emergency. Continue reading

1st May 2019

	

Our response to the revised Greater Manchester Spatial Framework

The plan that will shape the region’s development over the next 20 years has some decent policies, but they’re not reflected in the sites allocated for development. Continue reading

 
 
22nd Mar 2019