Climate Change

Extinction Rebellion at Media City (photo by Louise Garman)

24th September 2020 | By Constance Enzler

Extinction Rebellion brings ‘Free the Truth’ message to MediaCityUK

Extinction Rebellion protestors took to MediaCityUK to denounce the BBC’s lack of serious reporting on climate change issues. The self-proclaimed “rebels” of the environmental group...

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24th September 2020 | By Georgina Randall

Professor Brian Cox MBE to speak at the Manchester Green Summit on how to tackle climate change with science

Brian Cox is to give a speech in Manchester today looking at how science can be used to combat climate change. Professor Cox, who is professor...

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24th September 2020 | By Georgina Randall

Professor Brian Cox MBE to speak at the Manchester Green Summit on how science can tackle the climate crisis

Andy Burnham To keep on track with the Five-Year Environmental Plan, internationally renowned physicist Professor Brian Cox is due to speak today at the GMGS....

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3rd February 2020 | By Daniel Mardle

Extinction Rebellion say being placed on ‘extremist’ list will not stop fight to save the planet

Extinction Rebellion have not been deterred after being placed on the extreme ideology list by counter-terrorism police.   In fact, they have taken it as a sign...

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11th December 2019 | By Daniel Mardle

Liberal Democrats and Greens stress that this is ‘the climate election!’

Extinction Rebellion have been engaging with election candidates and constituents about addressing climate change.   At an election hustings in Chorlton, local candidates were invited but the...

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5th December 2019 | By Imogen Campion

Groups come together in Student Union to raise awareness of climate emergency

With the climate crisis potentially being the biggest threat facing the 21st century, spreading awareness and informing people at every given opportunity is a vital...

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25th November 2019 | By Shiala Mahmood

Students occupy building in protest at University of Manchester’s fossil fuel investment

A group of student activists have occupied the finance offices at the University of Manchester to protest against the £11.3m they say is invested into fossil...

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30th October 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

City council leader faces criticism for labelling protestors ‘climate extremists’

Councillor Richard Leese, leader of the city council, is facing criticism for his use of the phrase “climate extremists” when describing climate protestors in Manchester. Councillor Leese...

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7th October 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

Activists criticise city council for ‘inaction’ over climate change emergency

Manchester City Council has come under fire for  ‘inaction’ on the climate emergency following the publication of a Freedom of Information response by climate activists....

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23rd September 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

Manchester school children demand climate change action

The streets of Manchester were brought to a standstill on Friday as hundreds of protesters took part in the global youth strike for climate change. The...