a date for your diary; Friday 15th June from 7.30pm – “Ending Activism” at the Lass O’Gowrie pub, Charles St. An opportunity to meet people, have fun, discuss past, present and future “activism.”
Oh, and the post after this will tell you what you need to know about how Manchester City Council works “collaboratively.”
Best wishes, and, as ever, if you want to volunteer some time and/or energy to MCFly, get in touch with us via firstname.lastname@example.org
Next Monday the next paper issue of MCFly is out…
Coming up this week
Mon 28 7pm, Withington Co-operative Eco-House meeting, upstairs in Fuel Cafe Bar to find out more.The Withington Co-operative Eco-house is a new project to enable a group of people to be given the opportunity to live together within the city in a more environmentally friendly and sustainable way. http://www.coopliving.net
Tues May 29 Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign meeting at Friends Meeting House, Manchester) and the discussion will start at 7pm prompt with an hour for informal networking with other delegates from 6pm to 7pm. The event will be designed to allow the maximum participation by delegates while referring to Richard Armitage for his professional experience in the sustainable travel field.
Thurs 31 May 2012, 6pm “Shale Gas in the UK: What, Where, Why, How?” Williamson Lecture Theatre, University of Manchester
The talk will be suitable as an introduction to the subject for a wide range of professionals, students and the general public with an interest in shale gas.
Speaker Ed Hough (Geologist and Team Leader, Data Capture and Best Practice – British Geological Survey)
Stories you may have missed on the MCFly website
- Upcoming Event: “From Grey to Green”
- Event Report: Virtual Migrants
- Something for the Weekend 26 May 2012 #Manchester #Climate
- Interview: Mary Heaney of MMU
- Cycling – how much the City Council is spending and on what
- Upcoming Event: What if … Manchester was as Sustainable as Havana
- Ward a Mess #4
Lessons we like to pretend we have learnt
Never go second in facilitation; it can only end in tantrums.
Job Alert: Herbie Coordinator
Things worth reading
David Suzuki realises things have gotten out of hand
Malcolm Bull reviews A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change by Stephen Gardiner in the London Review of Books (hat-tip to Hannah).
Things worth watching
Three minute video “The Green Deal explained”
And finally – “Oh bee-HAVE”
Some bees didn’t get Friends of the Earth’s “bee cuddly and cute, we’re trying to save yo ass” memo…