Manchester City Council accused of failing to provide sufficient resources to combat the climate emergency

Environmental campaigners in Manchester call on the city council to allocate more resources to tackling the climate emergency. An emergency the council declared it would tackle in July 2019. Since Manchester City Council’s declaration of a climate emergency in July, no additional resources have been allocated to combat the emergency, according to details released by […]

Manchester joins global climate strike

On Friday the people of Manchester participated in the largest climate strike in history, joining 150 UK and 2,500 worldwide demonstrations critiquing government inaction on climate change. St Peter’s Square took on a different shape during the event – it became a place where the voices of young people were heard as they got on […]

Fossil fuels, oh fossil fuels, where did you go?

On Monday 2nd Sept, Rising Up family group visited the Greater Manchester Pension Fund to give cards that children had made asking them to stop investing £2billion in fossil fuels. Lillia Adetoro, 10-year-old climate activist, read out a poem on the day and is seeking a meeting with the Pension Fund’s chair, Cllr Brenda Warrington, to talk. […]