Monthly Archives: July 2012

#Manchester Friends of the Earth “Powering the Future” event: (Damian) Cross post

A couple of weeks ago Manchester Friends of the Earth* held a public meeting with lots of knowledgeable speakers and a question and answer session. FoE member Damian Cross very promptly put up an event report, which we’ve only just … Continue reading

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Newsflash: Annual Carbon Budget to be released in September

Manchester City Council will publish its second Annual Carbon Budget in late August. The budget will then be scrutinised by a committee of 18 15 councillors, before being signed off by the Council’s 9-member Executive on Wednesday 12th September. The … Continue reading

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#Manchester #climate nuggets July 30 2012

Hi all, it’s summer!  Both days of it! Enjoy. New MCFly out next week. Arwa Aburawa and Marc Hudson Coming up this week Nowt that we are aware of! Stories you may have missed on the MCFly website Plotting the … Continue reading

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Plotting the Future – One Day Courses at Debdale Eco Centre

From here! Next one is Friday 17th August Plotting the Future – One Day Courses at Debdale Eco Centre This introductory course is for anyone who is interested in Organic Gardening.  Participants will learn the basics of organic food … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “Consuming Our Future: The Climate Change Impact of UK Consumers”

Another Tyndall Manchester seminar. They are free, open to members of the public, and very informative. We will be there to report on it, and hope to see you there! Dear all Tyndall Manchester would like to invite you to … Continue reading

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Up in Smoke? Democracy, Trafford, and an incinerator…

Mason Corbishley of the Breathe the Clean Air Group answers questions about a proposed incinerator in Trafford. Briefly, what is the planned thing that you are objecting to? 

 Peel Energy has proposed to build a waste incinerator within 550 … Continue reading

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Steering Group chair hangs up on MCFly; “You can hardly be surprised”

After several days of trying, MCFly co-editor Arwa Aburawa finally got hold of Steve Connor, chair of the Steering Group. She was phoning to ask five basic questions which we had put up on the website the previous week.  The … Continue reading

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Volunteer to help make #Manchester Carbon Literate – tough questions answered

A couple of weeks ago MCFly advertised a “please come volunteer” shout-out from Cooler Projects, a small social enterprise that’s doing “Carbon Literacy” work. Then it occurred to us that we really ought to be every bit as tough on … Continue reading

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Job Alert: Local Food Project Officer, Groundwork

Salary range £21,413 – £26,765 inc. contributory pension scheme September 2012 – February 2014 Groundwork are seeking to recruit an individual to deliver a new, innovative project, Eat the School, across primary schools in the Swinton area of Salford. You … Continue reading

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#Manchester #climate nuggets July 23 2012

Hi all, the Steady- State Manchester meeting last Thursday went well (see blog post about it here). Starting this evening individual emails are being sent out to people and groups asking them for their involvement. Manchester Climate Monthly will probably … Continue reading

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