Monthly Archives: November 2012

Event Report & Upcoming Event: #Manchester Friends of the Earth mingler and AGM…

Attention Conservation Notice: Grudging and belated admiration for Friends of the Earth’s innovation in its formatting of a meeting, and plug for its upcoming AGM and pub grub. Manchester Friends of the Earth holds monthly public meetings. We even made … Continue reading

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#Manchester #climate nuggets November 26 2012

Hi all, great to see so many of you at the launch of the first two reports of “SteadyStateManchester” last Tuesday.  There’s a blog post and a short video over there, and there are lots of plans afoot. This week … Continue reading

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Event Report: “Peddling pedalling the Dutch way” – #cycling in #Manchester

MCFly reporter Roger Bysouth attended the recent two-day cycling event, and sent us this.  For another view, see madcyclelanesofmanchester.blogspot.co.uk.. Update: all the presentations are now available here. The Dutch have been in our City evangelising about cycling. Alleluia. They’ve recently … Continue reading

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Cross-post from the Sustainable Change Co-operative” – Climate report gloom

The Sustainable Change Co-operative is a group of “leading environmental and sustainability consultants based in Manchester. [Their] goal is to help enterprises of all kinds thrive whilst playing a positive role in the move towards a fairer society that’s in … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Help weed asparagus and clear docks at Moss Brook Farm, Weds 5th December

Want to get some dirt under your fingernails while helping local organic food production?? “The Land Army will be visiting Moss Brook Growers again Wednesday 5th December. They need help weeding their asparagus crop and clearing docks from their orchard … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Is Ethical Finance Possible? Mon 26th Nov, #Manchester

News just reaches us of this – Free Manchester Event Monday 26th November, 7.00pm to 9.00pm at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Engine House, Chorlton Mill, 3 Cambridge Street, Manchester, M1 5BY Venerable Manchester institution is co-host Ethical Consumer is … Continue reading

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Event Report: Greater #Manchester ESD Forum “An Introduction to Systems Thinking and the Circular Economy”

Laurence Menhinick visits Bridge 5 Mill for an event hosted by the Manchester Environmental Education Network. An Introduction to Systems Thinking and the Circular Economy – with Andrew Turney from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 21 Nov 2012 The goal of … Continue reading

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