“This ruling is an absolutely ground-breaking result for climate justice. We were fighting a project that would have had dire implications for present and future generations.” Will Rundle, head of legal at Friends of the Earth.
Campaign group Fossil Free Greater Manchester is calling on the Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) to ensure that all its investments are free from coal mining, the most-polluting fossil fuel, by the end of 2020.
This Thursday (27th) the Court of Appeal will hand down it’s ruling in Friends of the Earth’s legal challenge against Heathrow Airport’s third runway, in the most important environmental law case in this country for over a generation.
Offsetting. Everybody’s at it. Shell says that it offsets the petrol that its customers buy. The aviation industry has said offsetting is how we can carry on flying. Some countries even want to offset their emissions. But what is carbon offsetting and does it work?
The Government is currently consulting on changes to Part L (conservation of fuel and power) and Part F (ventilation) of the Building Regulations for new dwellings - with the snappier title of 'The Future Homes Standard'.
Back in 2015, the government chose to block new onshore wind projects - despite wind being a source of the cheap, clean energy we need to tackle the climate crisis. Since then new onshore wind projects have ground to a halt - right when we need them most.
Committee on Climate Change land use report: Friends of the Earth calls for more ambitious tree targets
Over two-thirds of young people are experiencing eco-anxiety as green group launch campaign to turn anxiety into action
bIn 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 …