It’s time to #TakeClimateAction. Climate action groups are the local solution to a global crisis.

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

12th Sep 2019

	

Is your organisation supporting the Climate Strike on 20th September?

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

3rd Sep 2019

	

Climate Emergency motions declared by 8 of the 10 Greater Manchester councils

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

1st Sep 2019

	

To: Manchester City Council Prioritise People not Cars. Please Pedestrianise Deansgate (38 Degrees)

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

5th Sep 2019
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Join the Global Climate Strike (20th September 2019)

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

24th Aug 2019
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Demand the EU & UN sanction Brazil to halt increased deforestation of the Amazon (Petition)

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

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Build it and they will come! Manchester City Council wants to build yet another car park… !

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

6th Aug 2019
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Joining the long queue for Better Buses in Greater Manchester!

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

2nd Jul 2019
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Buzzin’ nature campaign stall at the Manchester Festival of Nature (Saturday 29th June)

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

1st Jul 2019
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See you at the Climate Strike !

On Friday 20th September, Manchester Friends of the Earth are supporting the global climate strike and will be joining the Youth Climate Strike MCR event in St Peter’s Square, Manchester between 10am and 4pm. Continue reading

19th Sep 2019
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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

18th Sep 2019
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Time to support the Climate Strike on Friday 20th September

Young people have been leading the fight against the climate crisis – striking from school to demand the government takes urgent climate action Continue reading

12th Sep 2019
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Civil society leaders warn that prorogation risks eroding democratic accountability

Civil society leaders release joint statement on the prorogation of parliament Continue reading

 
 
29th Aug 2019

	

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

6th Aug 2019

	

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

21st Jun 2019