Young protestors from Rising Up! Manchester Families are the latest group to head to Droylsden to call on Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) to divest £2billion from fossil fuels within two years and to invest in local climate solutions instead.
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
Devastation wrought by a record number of wildfires in Brazil's Amazon region has prompted widespread condemnation of President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policies, amidst weakened regulations and the worsening climate crisis.
Cuadrilla breaks earthquake safety regulations within 6 days, Friends of the Earth says clearly time for climate-wrecking industry to be banned
An earthquake measuring 1.6 on the Richter scale has led to Cuadrilla halting fracking operations in Lancashire, less than a week after resuming. Earthquake regulations are in place to protect the safety of local communities.
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.
Over the past couple of years demonstrations in the UK have seen a resurgence in popularity, and the Global Climate Strikes in September 2019 are likely to attract hundreds of thousands of people –young and old. Despite the friendly atmosphere, it’s not uncommon to be nervous or unsure – especially if you’re a first-timer.
There is often a lot of confusion when it comes to compostable packaging, the way to dispose of it and the actual meaning of the word. This post will hopefully help clarify slightly. Definitions Degradable: Used for a product that …
As the IPCC releases a special report (8th August 2019) on land usage and climate change, Friends of the Earth is calling for land to be put to better use in the fight against climate breakdown. The environmental group is calling for measures including doubling tree cover and moving away from intensive farming methods that devour land and are responsible for huge amounts of climate-wrecking emissions.
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.