Government urged to take no deal Brexit off table to protect our environment
The government’s Resources and Waste Strategy, published today, could significantly cut waste and boost recycling, Friends of the Earth said today – but only if clear targets and action are included.
The talks ended with weak action and gaping holes in the rule book for meeting climate targets
Revealed: The Impact of Winter Hill and Saddleworth Moor Fires on Air Quality in Greater Manchester (IPPR North)
The devastating fires at Winter Hill and Saddleworth Moor are likely to have had a shocking impact on the air breathed by people in Greater Manchester, according to new analysis by the leading think-tank for the North of England.
A 1.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Blackpool, Lancashire today
Let’s make 2019 the year we save the planet: Friends of the Earth’s New Year’s resolutions for the climate
Friends of the Earth has pulled together a list of the lifestyle changes that will have the biggest positive impact on the planet; in terms of saving energy and cutting emissions.
A report reviewing climate commitments under the Paris Agreement by country has been released during the UN climate conference in Poland. “After Paris: inequality, fair shares, and the climate emergency” shows that the only way to succeed in the face …
Love Your Bike, Manchester Friends of the Earth’s cycle campaign, have launched a simple online action to encourage people to show their support for the Chorlton to Manchester Cycle Way. 
Manchester Friends of the Earth are inviting people to have a plastic-free festive season this year. The group have produced a colourful Plastic-Free Christmas newsletter packed full with fantastic ideas for top plastic-free swaps, how to shop for a plastic-free …
Friends of the Earth now calling for the rest of the UK to step up and end all fossil fuel projects
Party season is in full swing, and while Christmas is yet to pass there will certainly be many of us turning our attention to the biggest party of the year – New Year’s Eve.
An investigation by a group of Levenshulme parents into air pollution across the Manchester suburb has revealed shocking levels of air pollution, either approaching or over illegal levels.
Environmental campaign group Friends of the Earth are challenging the government’s National Planning Policy Framework in the High Court tomorrow (18 December). The group argues that the framework was unlawfully adopted without any regard to environmental impacts and is concerned …
On Friday 30th November, Love Your Bike are encouraging people to join the Chorlton Bike Friday route and show their support for the proposed Chorlton – Manchester Cycle Way.
Friends of the Earth is suing the Environment Agency for failing to take the best course of action to protect Lancashire’s environment from fracking.
Friends of the Earth has revealed the frontlines of climate change in England today (26 November) to mark the 10th anniversary of the Climate Change Act and the urgent action still needed to prevent runaway climate change. Communities around Saddleworth …
A High Court judge has upheld the legal challenge from operators Banks Mining to the government’s decision to refuse permission for the opencast coal mine in Northumberland.
Governments must make low-carbon future a top priority. Reacting to news that climate-changing gases in the atmosphere have reached a new high, Friends of the Earth’s head of policy Mike Childs said: “We can’t continue to stand around idly while the planet …
Upcoming government waste strategy must act on ‘invisible’ microplastics pollution Car tyres responsible for thousands of tonnes of UK plastic pollution – Friends of the Earth report Up to 19,000 tonnes of microplastic pollution could be entering UK waterways every …