Monthly Archives: March 2013

#Manchester Evening News loves #climate press release so much that they print it twice. #epicfail

This, from the Manchester Evening News of Weds 20th March, speaks for itself. And here is the press release they got it from.  

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Something for the Weekend 22 March 2013 #Manchester #Climate

Why did the toilet roll down the hill? To get to the bottom. And this weekend… 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 … Continue reading

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Awareness into action? Manchester BME groups talk climate change

A group of around 30, pretty diverse, people attended an event today hoping to raise awareness about the impact of climate change on BME communities in Manchester. The event kicked off with an introduction by the chair of the Manchester … Continue reading

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Event Report: “Green Economy, Green Jobs” March 15th #Manchester #climate #makingenemiesforfunandprofit

Attention Conservation Notice: Two speakers take up LOTS of time and space in order to say, well, not very much at all. And this is how we are going to build a movement to challenge our species’ suicidal impulses?? Please … Continue reading

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Event Report: Carbon Coop AGM #manchester #climate “people powered not fossil fuelled”

At the wonderful Madlab on Monday, 25 members of co-operative people (and one journo) gathered for an Annual General Meeting with a few differences. It was the first AGM for Carbon Coop. Who they, what it? Well, Carbon Coop is … Continue reading

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PMT #12: Hold the Date- Sat April 27th, 1pm to 5pm

Get yer diary/googlecalendar/scrap of paper out. And put a big line through the afternoon of Saturday 27th April 2013. From 1pm (plus travel time to the city centre) to 5pm you are going to be busy. Already busy because of … Continue reading

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Steering Group Elections; Statement versus official minutes #Manchester #climate

A public commitment was made to hold elections to the “Stakeholder” Steering Group on climate change, all the way back in March 2012.  Details were going to be released in November 2012, so elections could be held at the March … Continue reading

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Event Report: The Politics and Promise of Urban Food #Manchester #climate

Attention Conservation Notice: Detailed-ish account of who said what at last night’s Urban Forum event organised by the University of Manchester’s “Cities@Manchester“. The tl;dr – some interesting things said, but to an unrepresentative audience, and with no attempt at galvanising … Continue reading


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Stop Kidding – Adopt (A Council Scrutiny Committee)

Malnourished and neglected, at risk of a complete loss of their status and usefulness. This poor beast gets minimal sunlight from the MEN and others. YOU can help. With just one hour per month, you can help put this lumbering … Continue reading

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#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? And one of us will be at the Carbon … Continue reading

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