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About manchesterclimatemonthly

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

Twitter Q&A with IPCC co-chair, Tues April 22nd #climate

From here.  My chat will begin “Hi Chris, will anyone be interested in IPCC AR9, or will we be fighting over who to eat next?” LONDON: You can chat live to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) co-chair Chris Field in … Continue reading

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Letters in#Manchester Evening News abt waste collection (privatised) and #airport expansion + #climate

Today   Last Friday, 11th April.  

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#Manchester citizens answer 3 questions – 015 Vicki Ramsden #3qthurs

This week, Vicki Ramsden. 1. “Who are you?”  (Name, where you live, and – if you want to say – what you “do”) 2. “What does Manchester need to become more sustainable?” 3. “What knowledge and skills do you want to … Continue reading

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#Manchester Social Centre – “Subrosa” – to open Sat 26th April.

Here’s a couple of videos about the new Manchester Social Centre, which is on Lloyd St South (closest buses the 111 and 99). and

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Debate in #Manchester: Individual Responsibility and #Climate Change Mitigation, Fri 25th April

This is exciting! Open to the public, part of the PhD conference organised by the Tyndall Centre (the cross-university collaboration looking at all aspects of climate – the science, economics, psychology, sociology, you name it…) Debate Panel: Individual Responsibility and … Continue reading

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Infographic on the lasting impact of #Climate Change.

From a news source almost as reliable as Manchester Climate Monthly… A new report released by the U.N. illustrated the wide-ranging effects that rising temperatures will have on the environment unless restrictions are placed on greenhouse gas emissions. Here are … Continue reading

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You will like Mondays at #Chorlton Community Wildlife Garden! Volunteers needed!!

Can you help with the Chorlton Community Wildlife Garden on a Monday morning from 10am or on the first Saturday of every month also from 10am? We have lots of logs to build into a wall for raised beds and … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event (London): Power Shift UK: Breaking down the Barriers & Diversifying the #Climate movement, 3-4 May

Power Shift UK: Breaking down the Barriers and Diversifying the Climate movement, 3-4 May 2014 Join Campaign against Climate Change and Power Shift UK at UCL in May for an epic weekend of talks, strategy-building workshops and an opportunity to … Continue reading

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TreeStation open days in May, June and July #Manchester

Greater Manchester TreeStation Ltd TreeStation Open Days 3rd May, 7th June, 12th July – 12pm to 4pm Come and find out what’s going on at the TreeStation! » Guided tours » Firewood processing demonstration » Growing edible mushrooms on wood … Continue reading

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Off-topic video: “Dialectic Issue LifeCycle Model” for beginners #theory #socialchange #statusquo starring #Manchester Uni academic

Here’s a video about the “Dialectic Issue LifeCycle Model”.  What’s that, you ask?  Well, in (very) crude terms – it’s about how some problems get onto the public and political radar, and how others don’t.  “Dialectic” is an academic word … Continue reading

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