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.
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!
Friends of the Earth is urging Boris Johnson to put responding to the climate emergency at the heart of his new government after the UK’s maximum temperature record for July was broken, and the Met Office warned that the all-time UK record may be recorded later today.
Campaigners call on GM Pension Fund to divest from climate-wrecking fossil fuel investments (Fossil Free Greater Manchester)
Today (Friday 19th July) a noisy protest outside the Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) offices called for the Pension Fund to join the growing global movement to respond to the climate emergency by divesting from climate-wrecking fossil fuels within 2 years
Campaigners call on GM Pension Fund to help tackle the climate crisis (Fossil Free Greater Manchester)
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.
Friends of the Earth commences High Court action against Cuadrilla over ‘unlawful’ anti-protest injunction
Our finance ministers are meeting this Friday 14 June as Governors of the European Investment Bank. This is a once-in-a-year event, and we must demand that they take a stand against the Bank’s dirty relationship with fossil fuels.
It’s no secret we’re facing a climate emergency. So why does it seem our MPs are the last to know? We need to tell them that it’s time to sit up and take notice. Time to act. Time to fight climate chaos.