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Monthly Magazine/newsletter about all things climate and resilience in Greater Manchester.

The hopelessness of #climate change and #Manchester City Council getting you down? Try “Ignorital”!!

Rampant emissions, evasive to the point of duplicitous bureaucrats, over-worked councillors.  Rampant emissions.  No apparent political leadership. It could all get a bit depressing.  That’s why this drug, as advertised here, seems such a good idea…

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#Manchester City Council discusses the cuts…

I attended this week’s MCC Economy and Communities Scrutiny Committee meetings. I hope this report may be of use to some of you. I’m happy for material in it to be forwarded to other interested parties, with the proviso that … Continue reading

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Councillors fail to scrutinise the agenda, the #Manchester budget, themselves

Manchester City Council is having to make very big cuts to its budget. Councillors on the Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Council wanted reports on different options, but will not get them. On Tuesday 16th November they kicked off at everyone – but … Continue reading

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It’s official: #climate is not “urgent business” for #Manchester City Council

You have a plan.  But it isn’t working.  Your carbon emissions are going UP, not down. The short report where that was admitted is not even in the papers for the meeting.  And the council’s carbon emissions are not on … Continue reading

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Job Alert: Red Rose Forest Heritage Trees Engagement Officer

from here Jobs at Red Rose Forest Heritage Trees Engagement Officer Fixed Term to December 2018 Salary: £24,892 Hours: Full-time, 36 hours per week.   Based at the Red Rose Forest Office, Salford Application: via application form – see below … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Facepalm: The hairless apes keep burning the coal…

From Guardian article.

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#Manchester Environmental Education Network website relaunched – quite snazzy…

It’ s here.   And, stolen from the public facebook of the co-ordinator, this kinda sums it up… Coming back through school I was spotted by pupils who came rushing up to me asking ‘Are we doing Eco Club today?’ … Continue reading

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