Category Archives: Fracking

Fridays for Future April 26 in #Manchester – very good report by student journalist

Kelly Nguyen, who is an international digital journalism student at Salford University, has produced a written report and short video about the Fridays for Future gathering at the Central Library on Friday April 26. You can read it- The world is … Continue reading

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#Climate protests this weekend and next… #Manchester #Salford

Two protests – one on Sunday 14th April, the next on Saturday 20th April. First: No one would consider taking money for an African cultural exhibition from a company associated with slave diamond mining or for a health exhibition from … Continue reading

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Event: ‘No Small #Fracking Matter’ 21 November, #Manchester

From email sent by Sites of Resistance On Wednesday 21st November 2018 at 6pm at MMU’s Number 70 Oxford Street we will be joined by Richard Roberts one of the 3 anti-fracking protesters recently jailed, and subsequently released, for taking … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester councils investing £1 BILLION into fracking industry – largest in country (press release)

A press release sent to MCFly (which thinks all the political parties – Tories, Labour, Lib Dems, Greens – have been almost as woefully fail-y on climate as the social movements) by the Lib Dems, giving Manchester City Council (94 … Continue reading

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Fundraising appeal: Family #Fracking Action Court Costs #Manchester

All details from gofundme page   Family Fracking Action Court Costs On 12th July 2017 three generations of one family and a wonderful crew of friends carried out an action at the Cuadrilla fracking site at Preston New Road in … Continue reading

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Fracking event, #Manchester, 12th October

From here 12 October 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Madlab 36-40 Edge St Manchester M4 1HN UK Cost: Free Talks The Manchester Event of the Tour After years of being pushed back by community efforts to oppose … Continue reading

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Got spare cash? Barton Moss protectors court fines…

There’s a fundraising site around the court costs for  the people who protested (long and hard) at Barton Moss.

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European money CAN be spent for #fracking in Greater #Manchester

European Investment Bank money may end up supporting fracking in Greater Manchester. On 19th October MCFly wrote to Greater Manchester Combined Authority, which will be overseeing some “European Structural Investment Funds” for Greater Manchester.  Greater Manchester is planning to set … Continue reading


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#Manchester professor – “UK shale gas industry incompatible with 2 degree #climate target”

Professor Kevin Anderson has written a detailed blog post about the implications of a UK shale gas industry for climate change. The post, based on analysis developed by Professor Anderson in collaboration with Dr John Broderick, is in response to … Continue reading

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#Fracking in Lancashire: Interview with Friends of the Earth campaigner

Ali Abbas of Manchester Friends of the Earth answers questions about fracking in Lancashire. Please SHARE this post. It’s full of information that  you and other people can ACT upon. There was supposed to be a decision today in Lancashire, … Continue reading

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