Friends of the Earth are gearing up for a hard-hitting new campaign on Energy. At Friends of the Earth, we are justly famous for our success at energy campaigning. The Big Ask led to the world’s first ever emissions targets … Continue reading
Manchester: A Certain Future is the City’s plan to tackle climate change and help build a strong, resilient, low-carbon future. We all need to work together to achieve this, whether we are tenants, home-owners, business people or community groups. To … Continue reading
We took park in Park(ing) Day and transformed a city centre parking space to make it sociable, fun and colourful.
Get2 Challenge – How do you Get2 work or college? Get to work or college a different, healthier way during European Mobility Week (16th – 22nd September), record your journeys here and be in with a chance to win some … Continue reading
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The results of a survey of 490 cyclists in June 2011 are available.
Inspired young people from across the UK came together to hold our first Young FoE summer camp. Continue reading
On Friday 26th August, Love Your Bike are inviting people to join one of the Bike Friday  cycle routes and attach the ‘I Love MCR’ logo to their bicycle to show the world that the people of Manchester are … Continue reading
Our Bike Friday rides on 26th August took part in We Love MCR Day . We love Manchester and that’s why you choose healthy, pollution-free transport.
Kids at Beech Road Festival 2010 were asked to draw their ideas for where our energy should come from… Continue reading
On Sunday 10th July, an intrepid band of Manchester Friends of the Earth supporters cycled the 55 miles to sunny Blackpool to fundraise for Manchester FoE’s campaigning work. The riders saw a mixture of rain and shine, but mostly the … Continue reading
Are you aware of the world’s largest on-going environmental disaster? Do you know what is the most carbon-intensive project currently under way? If you think of Canada as a country of vast wilderness and lakes, the north-eastern part of Alberta … Continue reading
Meat Free Monday is a campaign to highlight the benefits of reducing UK meat consumption from the current unsustainable levels. With the nation gripped by an obesity epidemic, and extreme weather events driven by climate change already threatening food supplies, … Continue reading
Manchester Friends of the Earth volunteers spent Friday and Saturday 15th and 16th April running the Love Your Bike stall, providing encouragement to the general public to make cycling a healthy, desirable part of their daily lives. Manchester Arndale kindly … Continue reading
[flickr id=”5922908959″ thumbnail=”small” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”left”] Alan Simpson, Friends of the Earth’s advisor on energy policy and former Labour MP, responds to George Monbiot’s recent article in the Guardian, “The nuclear industry stinks. But that is not a reason … Continue reading
Veg: 3 coloured peppers, carrots, courgettes, ionion Slice the peppers into long thin strips, do the same with the carrots and chop the courgettes into cubes. Chop the onions into cubes Put a little oil (sunflower) in a frying pan … Continue reading
Serves 2 Steam asparagus stems for 10 mins and set aside Fry 1 onion in olive oil for 10 mins until golden Add 150g of risotto rice and stir for 2 mins Add 500ml of vegetable stock slowly over 20 … Continue reading
Fry onions and garlic in a little oil Add green pepper (sliced) and small chunks of sweet potato Add cumin seeds, fresh coriander, chilli, ginger (generous amounts, fresh if possible) Add stock (veg of course!) and black onion seeds if … Continue reading
…Graeme Sherriff, transport campaign co-ordinator at Manchester Friends of the Earth, said it was ‘a shame’ the firms seemed unwilling to transport fund-raisers. Read the full Manchester Evening News article.