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

Event: Road from Wigan Pier Sat 6th Feb. Wigan.   THE POLITICAL IDEA OF A NORTHERN POWERHOUSE IS GROWING BUT WHAT IS ITS PURPOSE? WHAT’S OUR RESPONSE? HOW DO WE BENEFIT? How can we shape our local Northern economics using grassroots projects, networks and ideas to inspire collective … Continue reading

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Greater #Manchester Low Carbon Hub hasn’t done its Carbon Literacy Training

[UPDATE – if you’re coming here because of a LinkedIn post, please email with the details of it! I am #curious.] The board of the Greater Manchester “Low Carbon Hub” (LCH), which aims to guide the city to a … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “Disaster Dialogues” Mon 15th February #Manchester

from here. Disaster Dialogue: Three myths in our dealings with disasters, climate change and development Starts: 16:00 15 Feb 2016 Ends: 18:00 15 Feb 2016 What is it: Seminar Organiser: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures Who is it for: … Continue reading

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Floods, climate change and council pension fund investments. #Manchester

From press release: Local campaigners are calling on Greater Manchester’s local authority pension fund to learn the lessons from the recent floods and redirect investments away from the fossil fuels that cause climate change. The terrible flooding that hit parts … Continue reading

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“Community Energy GM” – #Manchester #solar

From press release: Something amazing is happening right on our doorstep…and it’s called Community Energy GM (CEGM) 18 of our local community organisations in Greater Manchester – youth clubs, community gardens, disability charities and furniture recycling centres to name a … Continue reading

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On renewables versus fossil fuels- games incumbents play… #Manchester #climate #LootingTIvoryTower

Here’s the latest “Looting the Ivory Tower” blog post, by Sarah Warren. Sarah worked in the NHS for a number of years and is currently studying with the Centre for Alternative Technology in North Wales, towards a MSc in Sustainability … Continue reading

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Greater #Manchester Low Carbon Hub tenders for “core dataset” framework. At last.

Four years after launching its climate change “plan”, Greater Manchester has finally gotten around to establishing a”core dataset and accounting system framework” for its climate change, energy and greenhouse gas data. In fact, it’s even worse than that, because they’ve … Continue reading

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