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 …
Climate change: Aviation already accounts for about 13% of the United Kingdom’s greenhouse gas emissions. That is about 6.5% of the actual carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted, though that is somewhat underestimated, as it does not take into account the carbon on return flights to the UK.
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.
Ahead of polling day on Thursday 23rd May, Manchester Friends of the Earth are inviting all North West MEP candidates to let their voters know their views on the 10 questions on key environmental issues. We will publish the results as they come in.
Over the last three decades, reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have made it increasingly clear that wide-scale societal and political changes are required to ensure a sustainable, resilient future.