Tag Archives: Manchester Friends of the Earth

#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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Wythenshawe junction cycling debacle! Oh, #Manchester…

Below is a statement released by Manchester Friends of the Earth on 10th December.  It’s long, and complicated, and exactly the sort of vital work that is needed to stop councils and planners making completely ridiculous decisions.  If you care … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: “Plant an idea” in the Northern Quarter, #Manchester Fri 20th Sept

Friends of the Earth – Friday 20th September is International PARK(ing) Day where creative cities look to the future. Manchester Friends of the Earth is inviting people to join with citizens in cities around the world who will be transforming … Continue reading

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Round-up of groups’ views on #Manchester Council’s Carbon “Reduction” Plan #beyondthecarbonbudget

Today the Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Committee discusses the City Council’s “Annual Carbon Reduction Plan.” MCFly asked various groups for a statement. Here’s what we got; Steady State Manchester‘s take Inaccurate Figures Risk Complacency in Manchester City Councils Carbon Reduction Plan. In essence; … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Why? Bee Cause! #Manchester Weds 20th Feb 6.30pm #biodiversity #campaigning @ManchesterFoE

You’d think that our species would understand that it’s not going to have much of a future if we wipe out the species which pollinate our crops. Apparently not. Some of the people making the decisions on behalf of our … Continue reading

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Crosspost: #Manchester Friends of the Earth meeting on “how ethical is your shopping basket”

Manchester Friends of the Earth has a “full-group” public meeting on the second Tuesday of every month, at the Greenfish Resource Centre on Oldham St. Here’s a report, by one of the FoE co-ordinators, on the most recent meeting. Report … Continue reading

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Event Report: #Manchester Friends of the Earth and Action for Sustainable Living AGMs

It’s that time of year – eggnog, AGMs and enforced jollity. Tuesday night saw 25 or so people attend the Manchester Friends of the Earth do at the Angel pub near the new whizz-bang “green” Co-op building (insert dubious spatial … Continue reading

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Event Report & Upcoming Event: #Manchester Friends of the Earth mingler and AGM…

Attention Conservation Notice: Grudging and belated admiration for Friends of the Earth’s innovation in its formatting of a meeting, and plug for its upcoming AGM and pub grub. Manchester Friends of the Earth holds monthly public meetings. We even made … Continue reading

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Youtube: #Manchester Friends of the Earth meeting October 2012

Short video about Manchester Friends of the Earth‘s regular meetings. Done largely as an experiment to see how quickly you could make a film about an event. There’s a lot still to be learnt, about things like lighting, angles and … Continue reading

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Youtube: Dr Alice Bows talks about the ‘What’s Cooking’ report

Short video starring Dr Alice Bows of the Sustainable Consumption Institute, ahead of the presentation she gave at tonight’s Friends of the Earth meeting.

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