UK citizens and the natural environment are being exposed to potentially harmful mixtures of pesticides. These mixtures appear in our food, water and soil and can affect the health of both humans and wildlife. There is a growing body of evidence that pesticides can become more harmful when combined, a phenomenon known as the ‘cocktail effect’.
Our leaders have let us down. But from school children going on strike, to the rise of clean, affordable community energy, millions of people across the world have recognised the climate emergency – and are doing something about it.
The government of Brazil led by Bolsonaro favour the development of the Amazon rainforest over conservation, escalating deforestation. Deforestation threatens indigenous populations who live in the forest, loss of a precious and complex ecosystem and a vital carbon store that slows global warming.More details
HS2 is set to destroy swathes of ancient woodland as the controversial rail route forces its way through our countryside. Damaging preparatory work is happening right now, even as rising costs and an upcoming government review calls the future of the project into question.
Public service announcement: TfGM would like to know your thoughts about cycling in Greater Manchester…. even if you don’t cycle they still want to hear from you!
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and the Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds are interested to know your thoughts about cycling, and, if you cycle, how often you do so, what influences your decisions to cycle, and how cycling affects your lifestyle.
Leading researchers and scientists have now warned that we have less than 11 years to take action to tackle climate change, otherwise we face the gravest threats to our local and global environment – this includes increased flooding, droughts, extreme weather events and millions of displaced people. We must act urgently.
If you live, work, study or volunteer in Manchester, we want to hear from you. By taking a few minutes to fill in this short survey you will be helping to shape the way we protect wildlife and contributing to the new 10-year vision for biodiversity in Manchester.
Don't give permission for any new opencast coal mines. Refuse Banks Group’s permission to extract 3 million tonnes of coal at Druridge Bay, Northumberland and revoke planning permission at Bradley, Pont Valley, County Durham.
Fracking in Northern Ireland seems to be going under the radar since the ban in the Republic of Ireland - but the threat to the North is real and very close. There are 2 active planning applications for Fermanagh and Lough Neagh Basin. The public consultation ends on 31 July and WE SAY NO!
GMPF continue to invest more than £1 Billion in fossil fuel companies - including nearly £700 million in companies like Shell and BP which spend millions of pounds in actively obstructing action against climate change.