Monthly Archives: November 2011

Youtube: Executive of MCC in 84 seconds

A bluffer’s guide to the Executive of Manchester City Council, in less than a minute and a half. No animals were harmed in the making of this video, but some dodos would be offended… Forthcoming videos: * Top 10 reasons … Continue reading

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City Council To Explore Sustainable Economic Strategies

Open letter prompts council decision to produce a report looking into the implications of various sustainable economic strategies for Manchester 16 November: Manchester City Council has vowed to work together with environmental campaigners, academics and organisations to produce a report … Continue reading

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Chorlton’s “U Decide” Event To Allocate £7,500 of Funding

Chorlton residents are being invited along to a ‘U Decide’ event this Thursday to help allocate £7,500 of council funding to local community projects. At the event, which takes place Thursday 17th November, community groups will present their proposals to … Continue reading

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MCFly climate bulletin #2, Nov 14 2011

Hi all, it’s now just under 45 days till the first Manchester Climate Monthly (dead tree format) hits the streets (on January 2nd, 2012). Please encourage your climate-concerned friends to take out a (free!!) subscription – via our subscribe page. … Continue reading

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Steady-State Economy report to be discussed by City Council

The concept of a “steady-state economy” will be discussed by a committee of Manchester City Council on Wednesday 16th November. Members of the public are able to attend, and Manchester Climate Monthly would encourage anyone concerned about the long-term future … Continue reading

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Occupy Climate Change

MCFly co-editor, Arwa Aburawa, has just had a brief piece of writing published on the frontpage of the Canadian magazine Adbusters. I’m biased, of course, but I think it’s champion. Feel free to leave comments there or, even better, here. … Continue reading

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Event Report: Leadership for a Sustainable Future Lecture

We asked MCFly reader Laurence Menhinick to attend a recent lecture at Manchester Metropolitan University and tell us what she thought. Here’s what she wrote. Leadership for a Sustainable Future – by Professor Damian Hughes (3rd November 2011) Reading Professor … Continue reading

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Debdale Eco-Centre in *NOT* shutting down shocker

MCFly investigates a bad news story, and finds the truth isn’t quite as bad as had been reported… On 14th October, Manchester Evening News published a story listing all the organisations facing funding cuts to be agreed at an upcoming … Continue reading

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MCFly climate bulletin #1, Nov 7 2011

Hi all, it’s now just under 60 days till the first Manchester Climate Monthly (dead tree format) hits the streets (on January 2nd, 2012). Please encourage your climate-concerned friends to take out a (free!!) subscription – via our subscribe page. … Continue reading

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AfSL Lose Bid To Create ‘Renewable Energy Hubs’

Action for Sustainable Living (AfSL), the award-winning Manchester-based eco charity has lost a bid to create three community renewable energy hubs across the city. On Monday 31st October, they announced that they had not been selected as one of twenty … Continue reading

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