Labour Party conference came to Manchester in September, and we seized on the opportunity to try to lobby Secretary of State Ruth Kelly regarding her inexplicable support for the exclusion of emissions from international aviation from the Climate Change Bill.
22nd Sep 2008
Listen to the interview with Ali, from Manchester Friends of the Earth on Radiohead’s tour (BBC Radio Manchester, 27 Jun 2008).
27th Jun 2008
On Saturday 5th April, a group of performers from Friends of the Earth and Christian Aid put on a street theatre performance to highlight the exclusion of emissions from international aviation from the Climate Change Bill.
5th Apr 2008
The polar bear’s tour of Greater Manchester reached Middleton on Saturday 27th October, where campaigners from Manchester Friends of the Earth met him in Middleton Gardens.
27th Oct 2007
Photo Opportunity: Campaigners, accompanied by a forlorn polar bear, will be outside the shopping centre in Middleton Gardens from 11am – 2pm on Saturday 27th October.
By Saturday 20th October, the polar bear had moved on to Bolton, and campaigners from Manchester and Bolton Friends of the Earth tracked him down outside Marks & Spencers on Deansgate.
20th Oct 2007
Photo Opportunity: Campaigners, accompanied by a forlorn polar bear, will be outside Marks & Spencer on Deansgate in Bolton Town Centre from 11am – 2pm on Saturday 20th October.
MANCHESTER could end up under water unless drastic action is taken to address global climate change, according to environmentalists. Friends of the Earth put on a mini exhibition at Urbis in the city centre to demonstrate their worst fears, with … Continue reading
14th Oct 2007
On Saturday 13th October, campaigners from Manchester Friends of the Earth dressed in diving gear came to Exchange Square with a partially submerged model of Urbis to symbolise the potentially devastating consequences of climate change.
13th Oct 2007
The people of Ashton came to the rescue of a forlorn polar bear who has been forced to search for a new home because of the melting ice caps. More than 200 shoppers who spotted the polar bear in Ashton … Continue reading
1st Oct 2007