Reacting to Amber Rudd’s climate and energy speech, Friends of the Earth’s senior energy campaigner Simon Bullock said: “Amber Rudd is certainly taking UK energy policy in a new direction: unfortunately it’s backwards to the 20th century.
Government must have effective renewable energy plan, or risk legal challenge, warns Friends of the Earth
The government could face a legal challenge from Friends of the Earth if it fails to put in place a credible plan for meeting its 2020 renewables targets, the environmental organisation warned today.
The Government has today published a consultation which outlines proposals to allow fracking under national parks, AONBs, Sites of Scientific Interest and other protected areas, but rule out fracking from the surface in these areas.
U.S. Youth Climate Change delegates visit Manchester on 10,000km bicycle journey to United Nations Climate Conference
New low-carbon electricity most cost-effective option for UK power sector – Friends of the Earth reaction.
Invest in green energy not nuclear white elephant, says Friends of the Earth ahead of expected Chinese deal
The deal is expected to lead to Chinese investment in a proposed new reactor at Hinkley in Somerset, in return for allowing China to build a new prototype nuclear power station at Bradwell in Essex.
On Saturday 10th October, Manchester will host “Time to Act”, a day-long climate conference which sets the scene for international climate negotiations in Paris in December. 
Campaign tells Greater Manchester Pension Fund “Don’t be a dinosaur – Move our money out of fossil fuels’
Earlier today, a giant ‘dinosaur’ visited the Greater Manchester Pension Fund office in Droylsden, Tameside to call on the pension fund to divest from risky investments in fossil fuels.
Data released today reveals that the Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) has an astonishing £1.3 billion of public money invested through their pension funds in fossil fuel companies like Shell and BP.