July 2019 warmest month on record: Friends of the Earth calls on politicians to take action on further climate breakdown
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.
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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.
Today (29 July) marks the date that all of earth’s natural resources will be used up for the year – overshooting what can be replenished by more than five months. The day keeps creeping earlier in the year – in 2019 overshoot day is the earliest it's ever fallen.
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.
UK gears up for hottest ever day, Friends of the Earth calls for more trees to protect us from extreme heat
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