It’s just been revealed that Greater Manchester Pension Fund has £1.3billion invested in fossil fuels – more than any other Local Authority fund.
Councils need to be leading the way in tackling climate change, not investing in destructive fossil fuel extraction.
The divestment movement has been gaining momentum, with dozens of organisations saying they’ll quit funding oil, coal and gas – now we need councils to follow suit.
Ali Abbas from Manchester Friends of the Earth is asking the councils in his area to divest from fossil fuels. Can you help him?