an account of last week’s climate hustings (and the feedback forms) will go up this week, alongside the usual book reviews, event reports and any other news we stumble across. Get in touch if you want to get involved in MCFly. We have big jobs, small jobs, easy jobs, difficult jobs – our email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Coming up this week
Tues 24, 7pm to 8.30pm Fuel Poverty and Corporate Control. Conference Suite 3, 4th Floor, Manchester Metropolitan Students’ Union.
Weds 25th 4-6.30 pm “Every Revolution has its Space: from Occupying Squares to Transforming Cities?”
Erik Swyngedouw, Professor of Geography, University of Manchester
Andy Merrifield, Leverhulme Visiting Professor, Department of Geography, University of Manchester
Neil Smith, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography, CUNY Graduate Center, New York
Cordingley Lecture Theatre, Humanities Bridgeford Street building, Oxford Road, University of Manchester
All welcome, no registration necessary.
Stories you may have missed on the MCFly website
- Good news: Reservoir to be completely screwed!
- Something for the Weekend 20th April 2012
- Community gardening grants available – July 31 deadline
- Event Report: AfSL celebrates
- “Climate Survivors” – who, what, why, how
- Climate hustings – never mind the ballots
- Metrolink – unlinked from biodiversity concerns
- BME groups and climate change – £150 for participation
Lessons we like to pretend we’ve learned
Checklists are the way forward. And implementation plans take long enough to be written, let alone implemented…
Things worth reading
The coalition is probably going to throw money at the nuclear energy industry, and call it low carbon.
The planet is about to hit a metaphorical iceberg, and we don’t have enough lifeboats.
Cumbrian farmers better get ready for climate change
Oh, let’s bio-engineer humans for a climate-altered world. That’d be a genius idea, that would…