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. Continue reading
Humans are causing climate change. Here are six actions on climate change that make a big difference. More information on this actions is shown below. Continue reading
A summary of the transformative change government must drive, and ways in which people can take action to align the UK to the 1.5°C Paris Climate Agreement. Continue reading
Our response to the GMCA 5 Year Environment Plan, which was launched at the 2019 Green Summit. Continue reading
Here’s one more simple action we can all take to reduce our own impact on the planet – switching to 100% renewable energy. Continue reading
The plan that will shape the region’s development over the next 20 years has some decent policies, but they’re not reflected in the sites allocated for development. Continue reading
Governments and businesses are presenting biodiversity offsetting as a nature conservation solution. But it’s failing people and the planet. (Paul De Zylva, 19 February 2019) Continue reading
We’re relaunching our newsletter. Read all about having a plastic free Christmas including a Greater Manchester plastic-free map. Read the newsletter here.
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.
Manchester City Council are leading a consultation on a 5km, £13.4 million proposed cycling and walking route from Chorlton to Manchester. You can show your support with this simple email action, created by Love Your Bike.
The Fund now stands at £3,800 for up to 10 projects. Apply now if you have a environmental, cooperative or community project within the Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council boundary.
How Local Government Pension Funds are failing to protect themselves from the financial risks of climate change. Continue reading
Christmas will be here before we know it, with some people way ahead of the game when it comes to organising parties and shopping for gifts.
Manchester has at times the dirtiest, most polluted air in Western Europe and people living in the city could have their lives shortened because of it.
What is the IPCC – and why is there so much fuss about this new UN report on the effects of global warming?
Sign our petition for a future free of single-use plastics in Greater Manchester!
The team that brought you Manchester’s first waste food pay-as-you-feel restaurant (Real Junk Food Manchester), is now working to open our city’s first waste food catering social enterprise, and we’re calling it… Open Kitchen MCR.
Would you like to join us (and several thousands of other people around the world) and re-imagine a City Centre car-parking space on Friday 21st September?
Manchester Friends of the Earth have signed up with the Recycling for Good Causes scheme to collect unwanted items and recycle them to raise money for Friends of the Earth.
My name is Maria – I am a PhD student at Manchester Metropolitan University. My PhD focuses on promoting the voices of citizens when it comes to air pollution and designing future clean urban environments. Specifically, I am focusing on … Continue reading