Today (28th September 2018) – on a global day of action to end poverty, reduce inequalities, and tackle climate change – a coalition of civil society organisations has launched a manifesto with core demands for the political leadership of the EU and the candidates in the 2019 European Elections.
Britain’s bees need a home as their habitat continues to be destroyed – help them today by ordering your special-edition Christmas Bee Saver Kit.
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.
Another nail in the coffin for UK coal extraction Local residents and campaigners are celebrating a historic victory following news today that the Planning Inspectorate has rejected an appeal for an opencast coal mine at Nant Llesg, in Caerphilly, South Wales.
Survey data released today by Friends of the Earth found that only 10% of parents with a child of school age (4-16) were worried about their child breathing dirty air while on schoolgrounds, or on their way to or from …
On Friday 21st September, Manchester Friends of the Earth is inviting people to join them to help redesign a car parking space in Manchester city centre into a picnic park complete with “grass”, plants, deckchairs, tea, cupcakes and sparkling conversation …
Government must set clear targets including a commitment to significantly reduce pesticide-use
Remove the A6-M60 Bypass from SEMMMS plans: lift the threat to our valleys and fields (Goyt Valley SOS!)
Please sign the petition, calling for the A6-M60 Bypass to be removed from Stockport Council’s SEMMMS Refresh transport strategy. The final version of SEMMMS Refresh is likely to appear soon for approval by councillors. It is yet another attempt to …
The government failed to carry out a strategic environmental assessment (SEA) on its new planning rules putting our climate and environment at risk.
Reacting to today’s Met Office news that 2018 was the joint-hottest summer on record for the UK as a whole and the hottest for England, Friends of the Earth’s head of policy Mike Childs said:
A judgment was issued in the High Court this morning in the high-profile case of environmental defenders who challenged an attempt by the fossil fuel industry to obtain a wide-ranging injunction to restrict peaceful protest at sites in Surrey and …
A national report released today has revealed that Greater Manchester’s councils, led by Tameside Council, are investing £1 billion in fracking companies through their management of the local authority pension fund .
Communities protesting against Cuadrilla’s plans to frack Preston New Road will be joined by Friends of the Earth Director Liz Hutchins this Monday, the 3rd of September.
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?
We’re restoring an old railway station to its former glory and need your help to transform it into a destination cycle café, bar, co-working space and permaculture inspired garden!