#Manchester #climate nuggets March 18th 2013

Hi all,

if you ever want to get involved in the many positive things (or the occasional “negative” one) that we do/report on, you know where to find us, doncha?  mcmonthly@gmail.com

And one of us will be at the Carbon Coop AGM tonight, at the wonderful Madlab, in the Northern Quarter. Don’t be a stranger!

Arwa Aburawa and Marc Hudson

Coming up this week

Mon 4pm The Sustainability of Bio-energy seminar at University of Manchester details

Monday 18th, 6.15pm-8.15pm The Carbon Co-op AGM at MadLab, 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN
The AGM is open to members and non-members and will include an update on Carbon Co-op’s work to date as well as an opportunity to get involved in future projects.
Note that during the relevant segments of the AGM, only full members are eligible to vote. To attend RSVP via the event page: http://carboncoopagm.eventbrite.com/

Monday 18, 7:00pm start Fracking: a technological innovation too far?

Tuesday March 19th, 10.30-13.00 Manchester City Council Environmental Strategy Programme Board meeting.Room 1.10 One First Street Open to the public? I’m sorry, you must have mistaken this Local Authority for one that is genuinely interested in transparency and democratic engagement!

Tues 19th, 6pm Feeding the City: The Politics & Promise of Urban Food Urban Forum, International Anthony Burgess Foundation

Thurs 21st Despite the Cuts conference on Keep Britain Tidy.

Thursday 21st, 7pm ,Fuelling Manchester social, 7pm onwards @ The Black Lion, Salford. Fuelling Manchester is the ninth networking session for community renewables in Greater Manchester.  This is purely a social event, there will be no agenda and no structure just an opportunity to meet with like-minded individuals to chat, discuss and network.  Run by theCarbon Co-op in collaboration with the Kindling Trust.

Who for: Anyone involved in community renewable projects, including: water turbine co-operatives; bio-mass and woodland management enterprises; waste-to-energy projects and solar energy collectives. Directions: The Black Lion, 65 Chapel St, Salford, Lancashire M3 5BZ It’s within walking distance of Manchester Victoria or Salford Central train stations or Manchester City Centre. To book: if you would like food, please book in advance (info@communityrenewables.org.uk) otherwise just turn up or tweet us @carboncoop.

Friday 22nd, 9 to 2pm  BME and climate change conference in Manchester

Friday 22 Friends of the Earth meeting ‘Energy We Can All Afford’, Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church with local MP Mark Hunter, Donna Hume from national FoE and Lucie Newsam of Age UK Stockport on the panel.

Stories you may have missed on the MCFly website


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