Christmas will be here before we know it, with some people way ahead of the game when it comes to organising parties and shopping for gifts.
What is the IPCC – and why is there so much fuss about this new UN report on the effects of global warming?
Manchester has at times the dirtiest, most polluted air in Western Europe and people living in the city could have their lives shortened because of it.
Sign our petition for a future free of single-use plastics in Greater Manchester!
The team that brought you Manchester’s first waste food pay-as-you-feel restaurant (Real Junk Food Manchester), is now working to open our city’s first waste food catering social enterprise, and we’re calling it… Open Kitchen MCR.
Would you like to join us (and several thousands of other people around the world) and re-imagine a City Centre car-parking space on Friday 21st September?
Manchester Friends of the Earth have signed up with the Recycling for Good Causes scheme to collect unwanted items and recycle them to raise money for Friends of the Earth.
My name is Maria – I am a PhD student at Manchester Metropolitan University. My PhD focuses on promoting the voices of citizens when it comes to air pollution and designing future clean urban environments. Specifically, I am focusing on … Continue reading
See our new animation. Why healthy air matters and what you can do about it.
Environmental principles and governance consultation Friends of the Earth are asking local groups and individuals to respond to the Government’s consultation on Environmental Principles and Governance. Responses must be in by the 2nd August.
Clean air – we all want to know our air is healthy. But too many of us breathe dirty air every day, especially in our towns and cities. Air pollution is a hidden killer and it hits children, older people … Continue reading
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
Across Greater Manchester people will have the opportunity to vote for local council candidates on Thursday 3rd May.
Come get clued up on taking action for a positive environment, listen to thought-provoking speakers, meet and swap stories with inspiring fellow campaigners and recharge in the beautiful countryside.
We live in a world facing many destructive and entwined crises – including growing inequality, climate change, poverty, pollution and human rights violations. Our current economic system is perpetuating and exacerbating these crises.
All the good news about fighting climate change in one place. Despite a year of Donald Trump, there are solid grounds for optimism as global investment in clean energy soars. We’re 1 year on from Donald Trump’s inauguration. What a … Continue reading
An earth- and pollinator-friendly diet is healthy for us as well as various wild bees, honey bees and other pollinators. This is so whether we are vegan, vegetarian or omnivorous and especially if it includes the best oils and fats.
Plastic is in crisp packets, toothbrushes, coffee cups – even tea bags. How can you avoid it? Quick tricks to reduce your plastic consumption.
The first open meeting of 2018 will be the screening of the film: Demain (Tomorrow). Showing solutions, telling a feel-good story… this may be the best way to solve the ecological, economical and social crises that our countries are going … Continue reading
How to ease off the rampant consumerism without seeming a bit of a Scrooge at Christmas. Our 21 cockle-warming tips for a greener festive season.. Leisure and Travel.