Monthly Archives: March 2013

Job Alert: Tree Station “Finance and Development Worker” #manchester

See below for a short video we made about TreeStation a while back… Opportunities at the TreeStation The Treestation is a social enterprise project to make the very best use of timber produced as a by-product of woodland management and … Continue reading

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Leader of Green Party interviewed by #Manchester #climate Monthly @TheGreenParty

Natalie Bennett, the new leader of the Green Party, recently visited Manchester. As well as meeting community groups, engaging with the GM Poverty Commission and taking part in a public meeting, she found time for an interview with a local … Continue reading

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Write to Michael Gove about his plans to remove #climate change from the under 14s curriculum

I got this email below from the folks at change.org. The facepalm polar bear is MCFly’s contribution… “Firstly, a massive thank you to each and every one of you for signing my petition asking Michael Gove to halt his plans … Continue reading

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Job Alert: Green Party Campaign Director (national, not #Manchester)

Hot on the heels of the other job that we at MCFly are very likely to be short-listed for, comes this.  I’d say we are a shoe-in, especially given the detailed attention we gave to a recent Green Party event … Continue reading

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Bad news on Good Friday; UK #carbon emissions up #manchester #climate #polarbearfacepalm

The polar bear is going to get RSI at this rate… Here’s the Grauniad link.

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Polar Bear Facepalm: Renewable Energy conference cancelled due to lack of interest

Hat-tip to “We Are All Wotan.” The alphaville blog is here. UPDATE 28.3.2013 – And as if by magic, the Sustainable Consumption Institute newsletter comes out today, with this – The impact of the financial–economic crisis on sustainability transitions: Financial … Continue reading

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Musical chairs at the Steering Group #Manchester #Climate #acretinfuture

We here at MCFly will be submitting our CV (asking for job-share). Why not have a bash at it yourselves… Could you Chair Our Certain Future? The Steering Group for Manchester: A Certain Future is a group of voluntary stakeholders … Continue reading

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Writing Competition: “Flashtag” for #Chorlton Arts Festival. 400 words on theme “Past, Present, Future” #Manchester #doctorwho

Hello everyone.  Full details of the Manchester Climate Monthly short story contest (top prize £200) will appear here very soon!  Meanwhile, there’s a 400 word short story contest – theme “Past, Present, Future” as part of Chorlton Arts Festival.  Closing … Continue reading

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#Manchester #climate nuggets March 25th 2013

Hi all, Please “hold the date” – Sat April 27th from 1pm to 5pm.  You will want to be “there”.  Where there? What there?  All will be revealed, this week… Next Monday sees the launch of MCFly 16 (2/3rds of … Continue reading

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Event Report: “New Nuclear Build Programme” #Manchester 12th March

MCFly reader Patrick Sudlow went along to an event a couple of weeks ago, and has sent us this report. I attended a presentation on the “New Nuclear Build Programme”, at the Chinese Art Centre, organised by the IET (Institute … Continue reading

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