Monthly Archives: September 2012

Newsflash: Prof Kevin Anderson on Today programme Monday 1st October

[UPDATE 7.15am Mon 1st – Prof Anderson has informed us that the slot has been cancelled.] Professor Kevin Anderson of the Tyndall Centre(recently interviewed by Manchester Climate Monthly) and Professor Nick Pidgeon (Environmental Psychology, Cardiff) will be on the Today … Continue reading

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Youtube: Sneak preview of MCFly 0ct 2012 with Arwa Aburawa

We have a video camera. And some editing software. Early days, but we will get better at this…

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Event report: Didsbury Dinners Food Trail

We asked Amanda Woodvine of Didsbury Dinners to write up an account of how last weekend’s “Food Trail” events went. Highlights from Didsbury’s first celebration of local, seasonal food We hope that some of you turned out to enjoy Didsbury … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Trafford “Waste Ambassador” training on Saturday 6th October #afsl

Action for Sustainable Living is currently recruiting for people from Trafford to attend free Waste Ambassador training on Saturday 6th October. There are 10 free places available for Trafford residents. “The training will be fun and interactive teaching how to … Continue reading

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Something for the Weekend 28 September 2012 #Manchester #Climate

We at MCFly are good friends with 25 letters of the alphabet. We don’t know why. And this weekend: Sat 29th, 10.45pm Northern Activism summit (Oxfam), This from Oxfam – “We have great stuff ready for you and managed to … Continue reading

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The Party’s over: Climate change clinically dead at conference

So, all the political anoraks who used to skulk around the fringe events at the party conferences hoovering up the sandwiches and grog will recall the “Climate Clinics”.  They were funded by a bunch of the usual suspects (ethical businesses, … Continue reading

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Newsflash: Manchester Carbon Literacy Project official launch – Tuesday 30th October

Here’s some good news, and a date for your diary, from the people at “Cooler Projects” (see interview here) “After more than a year of development, The Manchester Carbon Literacy Project will be publicly launched on Tuesday October 30th at … Continue reading

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Event Report: Will retrofit guinea-pigs fly? They had better, or else wfio (!)… #Green Deal #Manchester

Attention Conservation Notice: A short account of a meeting at Manchester Town Hall for people interested in lowering energy bills, saving carbon and generally taking (baby) steps on the journey to Greater Manchester’s climate change goals. Followed by a blow-by-blow … Continue reading

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Video: Crash-test dummies and environmentalists – the ominous parallels

So, what do crash test dummies and environmetnalists have in common? You might be surprised…. Crash Test Dummy comes out as an environmentalist!!by: manchesterclimatemonthly If it isn’t embedded (and it doesn’t seem to want to!), you can click here…

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Campaign Update: Trafford’s “Breathe Clean Air Group”

In July we ran an article entitled “Up in Smoke? Democracy, Trafford, and an incinerator…” It concerned residents’ campaign to stop the “Barton Renewable Energy Plant” from being built. Below is a press release from the Breathe Clean Air Group). … Continue reading

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