Annual Carbon Budget of City Council!!On Tuesday 16th July the Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Committee is "scheduled"* to examine the next City Council Annual Carbon Budget. MCFly is organising at pre-meeting at Friends Meeting House from 12.45pm. More details to follow * Last year's was delayed.
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Yes, we are *Manchester* Climate Monthly. But there is – we are told – life beyond the M60. And we have a soft spot for the Workers’ Education Association. So, if you know of anyone Burnley way or thereabouts who … Continue reading
I got this email below from the folks at change.org. The facepalm polar bear is MCFly’s contribution… “Firstly, a massive thank you to each and every one of you for signing my petition asking Michael Gove to halt his plans … Continue reading
Polar Bear Facepalm: Climate change off the curriculum, or “Species sticks fingers in ears, says LA-LA-LA”
The quote comes from the start of this article on the Guardian website. Hat-tip to Manchester Friends of the Earth‘s weekly digest. You can (and should!) subscribe for free here.
As a recent Manchester Environmental Education Network volunteer ( MEEN for short) I had heard of pupils’ enthusiasm and of their great ideas to get the message across, but this was my first encounter with the real thing. Our Carbon … Continue reading
Madlab is this amazingly cool space in the Northern Quarter where coders and hackers* and people who just want to muck about with technology (information, bio) get together and hangout and exchange ideas and enthusiasm. A bit like bacteria swapping … Continue reading
Two excellent presentations about economics and trees, food and the future, by Judith Emanuel and Jules Bagnoli at a Northern Quarter pub this evening were highly entertaining… Ragged University is “an attempt to think about and explain ideas in an … Continue reading
This below is a repost from an excellent blog called “The Learning Planet.” What do MCFly readers with young children have to say? We’ve added a “starter comment” from a good friend… This is a very brief post because I … Continue reading
Upcoming Event: “Creativity, energy and climate change shared learning workshop” 8-9 Feb, #Manchester
Date: Fri 8th Feb (6-9pm) – Sat 9th Feb (9am – 5pm) 2013 Venue: Manchester, Bridge 5 Mill (http://www.merci.org.uk/bridge5mill ) Community energy projects are using visual arts, poetry and theatre to engage and involve a wider audience in issues of … Continue reading
MCFly caught up with AfSL volunteer Shireen Malik to talk about the sustainability workshop she developed to help inform children about environmental issues in a fun and interactive way. Shireen will be holding the workshops until February 2014, so get … Continue reading