Open letter to Councillor Kieran Quinn, Chair of the Greater Manchester Pension Fund from Fossil Free Greater Manchester
Thousands of old landfills could be at risk of leaking out waste and contaminants into rivers and estuaries as sea levels rise, new research shows.
Here’s a copy of the Valentine message that Fossil Free Greater Manchester sent to the Greater Manchester Pension Fund following our #showthelove action in Exchange Square on Saturday 13th February.
At the North West Regional Council meeting on Saturday 6th February, Unison delegates voted unanimously to support a motion on pension funds and divestment from fossil fuels.
Why 500 wellies were lined up outside Parliament. I recently joined friends at Greenpeace to hand in our joint flooding petition.
We report on how people are coping after the floods in Glenridding, Cumbria, and the work that Friends of the Earth is doing on flooding.
“I blame global warming.” This was the first thing Tony, a neighbour in my street in York, said to me on Sunday.
The only way to protect our drinking water, national parks and climate from fracking is to stop fracking everywhere. In the face of Government further weakening fracking rules, we need to redouble our efforts to keep the UK frack free.
The December 2015 floods in Cumbria are a shocking reminder of how even a rich, well-prepared country like the UK is at the mercy of extreme weather. The costs – emotional and financial – will be huge.
Our campaigner Rachel Kennerley is in Paris, reporting from the climate talks. This is her diary of the first 4 days
Alyson Austin couldn’t quite believe it as she took the phone call: the councillors had voted to derail the proposed opencast coal mine that she’s been fighting against for years.