Date for Your Diary: Weds 22nd MayProfessor Kevin Anderson of the Tyndall Centre will be talking to the Economy Scrutiny Committee of Manchester City Council about climate change, steady state economics and so on. This is a crucial opportunity for you to see (and help!) democracy in action. Ish. The meeting is at 10am, at Manchester Town Hall. You do NOT need to book a ticket, be a Manchester rate payer or anything like that! More details to follow...
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Lucy Danger, CEO of Emerge Recycling, kindly chaired the pre-election debate MCFly hosted in April. She’s doing a loooong bike ride, and one of the Emerge volunteers has written a blog post about where and why. We’re cross-posting it below… … Continue reading
Manchester Friends of the Earth has conducted a survey about the environmental positions of candidates standing in the May 3rd local authority elections. You can read the results here – http://www.scribd.com/doc/91350632/2012-Local-Election-Report-MFoE One thing that leaps out on an initial skim … Continue reading
On Tuesday 17th April around 50 people gathered in the Friends Meeting House to watch representatives of Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the Greens answer the question “Is Manchester City Council taking the right action on climate change?” At the … Continue reading
Around 50 people gathered in Central Manchester last night at a debate and “q and a session” on the topic “Is Manchester City Council taking the right action on climate change?” Chaired by Lucy Danger of Emerge, the panel consisted … Continue reading
Did we mention the Tuesday 17th election hustings at the Friends Meeting House? From 7pm for mingling etc, 7.30pm start. Tickets here. Here’s a four minute video explaining a bit about the Manchester Climate Change Action Plan. If you’re coming … Continue reading
We’ve asked each of the panellists for the Tuesday April 17th climate hustings (book here!) (Cllr Nigel Murphy, Cllr Marc Ramsbottom and Brian Candeland) for a brief statement on 200 word or so article on why they’re coming (beyond “I … Continue reading
On Tuesday April 17th (from 7pm) Manchester Climate Monthly is hosting a pre-election “hustings”. It’s on the question “Is Manchester City Council taking the right action on climate change?”, and it’s at the Friends Meeting House (behind the Central Library. … Continue reading
Book your free ticket here for the Tuesday 17th April “Is Manchester City Council taking the right action on climate change?” question time event. It contains real-live councillors from Labour and Lib Dems, and a Green Party candidate, with lots … Continue reading
On Tuesday 17th April there is an election debate/question time happening in the city centre. “Is Manchester City Council taking the right action on climate change?” will be the question before a panel of councillors and candidates. Lucy Danger, CEO … Continue reading