this Wednesday morning there’s a public meeting at Manchester Town Hall where the “green economy” will be discussed and workshops conducted. (see here for more details) Be there if you can – we meet at the Waterhouse pub from 8.30am. We will, of course, be blogging it. We are organising a follow-up meeting for Monday 25th June, from 6pm to 9pm (it’s drop-in – just come for a bit) at the Friends Meeting House.
Best wishes, and, as ever, if you want to volunteer some time and/or energy to MCFly, get in touch with us via email@example.com…
Arwa Aburawa and Marc Hudson
Coming up this week
Weds 20, 9.15 to 12 noon “Manchester’s Economy in the context of Environmental Sustainability” – report and workshops; a special meeting of the “Economy Scrutiny Committee” Manchester Town Hall. See here for more information. If you cannot make this meeting, there is a follow-up, organised by MCFly, on Monday 25th June.
PRE-MEETING IN THE WATERHOUSE PUB (they do good veggie breakfasts!) FROM 8.30pm
Weds 20th June 1.30pm – 4.30pm Food Futures Forum – Children and Young People’s Food Venue: Friends Meeting House www.manchester.gov.uk/health/jhu
Weds 20 NCVO BME organisations and Climate Change workshop
Thursday 21st June, 4pm “Real Clothes for the Emperor: Facing the Challenges of Climate Change” by Professor Kevin Anderson on(
room H18, Pariser Building, Sackville Street). C1 in the George Begg Building and will start at 4.30pm. Refreshments will be provided from 4pm and the seminar will start at 4.30pm.
Sat 23 Jun: Bike Fabulous
Friends of the Earth’s third Bike Fabulous event will take place in Manchester Arndale Centre
Stories you may have missed on the MCFly website
- Event Report: Skype-ing down to Rio* from #Manchester
- Critique of #Manchester City Council’s Steady-State report
- Open reply to #Manchester City Council on their EAP “consultation”
- Something for the Weekend 15 June 2012 #Manchester #Climate
- Event Report: What If… Manchester was as sustainable as Havana?
- Event Report: Business as Usual?
- Complaint Upheld against Local Solar Company
- A Tale of Two Ironies – of forums and Manchester’s sustainability
Lessons we like to pretend we have learnt
No term is safe from recuperation. Technology will always fail. And relationships matter. Here ends this week’s oblique sententiousness…
Things worth reading