Monthly Archives: August 2012

#Manchester #climate nuggets August 20 2012

Hi all, Date for your diary – Weds 12th September.  At Madlab, on Edge St, the next meeting of “Steady State Manchester.”  Coincidentally, it’s also the day the Executive of Manchester City Council agrees the next annual carbon budget.  More … Continue reading

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Something for the Weekend 18 August 2012 #Manchester #Climate

What do you call a woman who sits at her kitchen table setting fire to her IOUs and bills? Bernadette. And this weekend… Sat 18th August 10:30 am to 1:30 pm ‘Grey to Green’ event entitled ‘Summer in Manchester’ and … Continue reading

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Technology and democracy and pot holes: “Young Rewired State”

A group of young (and that includes pre-teen) people came together in Manchester last week to sharpen their “coding” skills.(1) Held at Madlab, it was part of a bigger project called “Young Rewired State”(2).  One of the projects that came … Continue reading

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Discussion Group: Climate Change and BME Communities Project

This blog post is for participants of a project investigating how black and minority ethnic (BME) communities in Greater Manchester could be affected by climate change. The project involves 16 different organisations supporting BME communities locally – from lunch clubs … Continue reading

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Youtube about the Fallowfield Secret Garden Project

Made by University of Manchester folks, this 5 minute video is well worth a look!! From the Fallowfield Secret Garden website…

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Book Review: “Sharing for Survival: Restoring the Climate, the Commons and Society”

Davey, B (Ed.). (2012). Sharing for Survival: Restoring the Climate, the Commons and Society. Dublin: FEASTA. ISBN 9780954051020. 188 pages, paperback price: £14.95. [website] This is an interesting book with some really good material. It is based on the idea … Continue reading

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#Manchester #climate nuggets August 13th 2012

Hi all, if you want to help out with “Steady State Manchester“, please do get in touch – All ideas, critiques, suggestions about Manchester Climate Monthly also very welcome! Arwa Aburawa and Marc Hudson Coming up this week Tues … Continue reading

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Event report: Tyndall seminar – when will we stop pretending?

MCFly co-editor Marc Hudson attends (yet) another informative seminar about climate change, but wonders how long we will go on like this… There was nothing intrinsically wrong with the latest Tyndall seminar, held on Thursday 8th August. Covering recent research … Continue reading

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Invited and dis-invited in 36 hours: MCFly and the Steering Group

The week before last, out of the blue, we were invited to the next meeting of the Steering Group meeting.  What’s the Steering Group?  Well you might ask… Anyway, we said “yes, in principle.” And then we went and spoiled … Continue reading

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“Consuming our future”: Interview with Dr Ruth Wood of Tyndall #Manchester

Dr Ruth Wood of the University of Manchester’s Sustainable Consumption Institute is presenting a seminar on Thursday 9th August, from 4pm. It’s called ‘Consuming Our Future: The Climate Change Impact of UK Consumers’. Part of Tyndall Manchester’s new series, it’s … Continue reading

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