Insulate Britain activists are in court today. They face conviction and possible imprisonment for their direct action protests aimed at spurring the government into action to combat climate change.
As the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, and with the ambition to be a world-leading Green City Region, Greater Manchester must declare a Biodiversity Emergency just like it did for the Climate Emergency, says James Walsh.
Campaigners are calling on Sir Richard Leese’s successor to “hit the reset button” when it comes to action on climate change. Councillors unable to respond due to being whipped into silence by Labour Group.
The Labour Party’s blocking of a Green New Deal motion is a catastrophe for the party, the country and the climate, argues Sean Benstead.
Greater Manchester Labour for a Green New Deal believes that the fight against climate breakdown is one in which mutual support is imperative — the GND Councillor Support Network is their contribution to that fight.
Planning decisions in Manchester are feeding the fires of inequality and ignoring the housing crisis
The passing of two controversial building proposals in Manchester raises the question – who does the city’s development model serve? A land commission for Greater Manchester could provide answers to that question and point the way to a more equitable use of land in the future.
Salix Homes in Salford is inviting social tenants to join a first-of-its-kind tenants’ jury to consider how residents, social landlords and others can tackle climate change.
Former director of IPPR North and advocate for regional development in the North of England joined the Manchester-based ‘think and do’ tank in June.
Creative couple Abby and Matt Cassady launched an eco-friendly clothing brand earlier this year to channel their creativity into designs inspired by nature and Manchester’s music scene, while planting a tree for every item sold.
Analysis of the Fund’s 2021 annual report by Fossil Free Greater Manchester shows the Fund increased its holdings of fossil fuel shares between 2019 and 2020, undercutting its claims it has made moves to divest.