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“Manchester is a city which is passionate about cycling in all its forms, with a host of national and international cycling events taking place in its world-class facilities and a large number of partners and groups dedicated to the development … Continue reading
The campaign to save the solar feed-in tariff is really starting to hot up. With support for solar energy slashed by more than half from Monday 12 December, the pressure has been mounting on the Government to reconsider its plans.
Businesses, councils and MPs across Greater Manchester are backing Friends of the Earth’s Final Demand campaign, calling on the Government to urgently rethink its proposal to slash support for solar energy.
On Tuesday 13th December, Manchester has the opportunity to demonstrate that when national governments fail to act, world-class cities can take the lead and develop the policy and lifestyle changes needed to meet the challenges of climate change. The Manchester … Continue reading
In Durban climate change summit (COP17) an agreement was signed that puts us in line for unstoppable climate change. But youth across the world united with a vision of the future, and Alex Lee was among young people in Brussels taking action Continue reading
Last week saw the launch of Future Manchester, a week-long festival of sustainable living and working across the city. It also saw the final chance to influence a document that will have a major impact on how sustainable Manchester’s future … Continue reading
This is a perfect recipe for Autumn and tastes amazing! It was adapted into a soup and veganised from a recipe for Oxtail Stew with Pumpkin and Cinnamon from Yotam Ottolenghi’s “The Cookbook”. olive oil 1 pumpkin 4 beetroots 1 … Continue reading
Manchester: Core Strategy Examination Documents 2011. Response to Inspector's Questions from Friends of the Earth
Friends of the Earth response to the Core Strategy public inspection (Manchester City Council) 2011. Matter 1: Compliance with Legal Requirements and General Approach. Q9. Are there any other general aspects of Chapters 1-5 which describe the context, vision and … Continue reading
On Friday 18 November, representatives from local community groups and businesses met Manchester Withington MP John Leech to ask him to back Friends of the Earth’s campaign for an urgent re-think of the Government’s proposal to slash support for solar … Continue reading
On Friday 25th November, during Road Safety Week , Love Your Bike are inviting people to join one of the Bike Friday cycle routes and call on Greater Manchester local authorities to introduce a 20mph speed limit policy to help … Continue reading
Manchester United are top of the league. Not the Premier League, as City fans will no doubt be quick to point out, but the Environment Agency’s CRC Performance League Table.
Representatives of local businesses, community groups and housing providers will meet John Leech MP on Friday 18 November to highlight the devastating impact that the Government’s proposal to slash support for solar energy is having in South Manchester.
This is a great recipe for using up beetroot and pears (or apples) which are in plentiful supply at this time of year, writes Cat. It is also adaptable as to shape (try as cupcakes!) and you can change it … Continue reading
Good news and new plans for Manchester: A Certain Future, reports Dave. Although it has had to rely almost entirely on voluntary resource until now, the city’s climate change action plan’s voluntary Steering Group (which is also recruiting new members) … Continue reading
The Big Six energy companies have a lot to answer for, writes Ali. Public anger has been growing as record prices, with average annual bills topping £1,300 for the first time, are matched by record profits, up from £15 per … Continue reading
Ten young people arrived from far-flung places across Europe to arrive in the small city of Luxembourg on Sunday 9th October on a mission, writes Alex. I had come from Manchester and stayed overnight in London. I met Adela from … Continue reading
The EU unexpectedly are set to debate a new 30% target in CO2 emissions on Tuesday 16th November – take action now and urge the UK to accept this new target! Continue reading
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