Category Archives: Campaign Update

Greater #Manchester Pension Fund investments helping to kill off Great Barrier Reef.

Greater Manchester Pension Fund has significant holdings in an Indian company whose proposed coal mine in Queensland would be a further nail in the coffin of the Great Barrier Reef. According to a new report by Fossil Free Greater Manchester, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Social Media Skillshare #Manchester Tues 14 March

This month’s Manchester Friends of the Earth meeting features a skillshare on all things to do with the media (social or otherwise), publicity and communications.  Come along us and tell us what skills you would like to learn or what … Continue reading

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Training in #Manchester on #divestment 11 March

From March 4th to April 1st, 350.org and People & Planet are running creative action and media trainings in 10+ UK cities, ahead of the Global Divestment Mobilisation and local elections this May. The fossil fuel industry have been driving … Continue reading

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10 years of Manchester Climate Forum/Fortnightly/Monthly. Reflections on #futility, “lessons learned”

Today marks exactly 10 years since the first meeting of “Manchester Climate Forum”. It was held to help explain the implications of the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Professor Kevin Anderson, who has since become … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Fossil Free Greater #Manchester Film showing,Tues 7th Feb

Sign up here – Join us for a free film screening of the acclaimed environmental documentary Do The Math. The film, produced by climate campaigners 350.org, highlights the impact the growing fossil fuel divestment movement is having in tackling climate … Continue reading

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Upcoming anti-fracking training: #Manchester 24 Sept

There have been some defining moments in the UK anti-fracking movement this year and big fights against fracking are on the horizon. What better time for an event to provide space for groups to meet, share skills and collaborate with … Continue reading

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Upcoming protest: Grousing about grouse shooting, Hebden Bridge, 12th August

Hebden Bridge people will gather in St Georges Square at 9am on 12th and 13th August to protest the not-so-glorious 12th August, traditionally the start of the grouse shooting season. It is widely accepted that mismanagement of the Walshaw Moor … Continue reading

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