Monthly Archives: March 2013

Event Report: Launch of “Beacons; short stories for our not so distant future” #Manchester #climate

Attention Conservation Notice: Fifty five people gathered on Thursday 7th March for the launch of “Beacons, a book of short stories for our not so distant future”. You can read MCFly’s interview with the editor or, a longer one on the … Continue reading

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“A rubbish market: a study of the role of the market mode of governance in preventing waste” – a Greater #Manchester (GM) perspective

We asked new MCFly writer Vicki Ramsden to “interview herself” about her MSc dissertation. Why did I do the research? My interest in the issue of waste relates to its relationship with the consumption of natural resources. The focus of … Continue reading

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Job Alert: MMU Travel Plan Manager – closes 18th March #Manchester #climate

You can see it on the MMU jobs site.

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Professor Kevin Anderson joins 21st century! Website, twitter!! #manchester #climate @KevinClimate

Professor Kevin Anderson – who will be speaking to the Economy Scrutiny Committee of Manchester City Council on Weds May 22nd – has dragged himself kicking and screaming into the 21st century. This below just landed in the MCFly inbox, … Continue reading

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Businessman abt the “Stakeholder” “Conference” – “Help me tell industry this is not a giant waste of public money” #Manchester #climate

We just got this amazing comment from a local businessman, who has been involved in the “Manchester A Certain Future” process since last year. We at Manchester Climate Monthly have been asking questions about democracy and “process.” He is asking … Continue reading

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#Manchester #climate nuggets March 11th 2013

Hi all, The latest MCFly is now a week old.  “Fishwrap”, for you non-vegetarians… The next post on MCFly is *extra-ordinary*, by the way (and no, we didn’t write it…) Tonight’s third and final film in the “Climates of Hope, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Goldilocks Planet “the four billion year story of earth’s #climate

MCFly reader (and artist!) Jane Lawson (see video here) reviews a book that has been four billion years in the making. The cosily-named Goldilocks Planet is a review of 4 billion years of the Earth’s climate history written by Jan … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “#Despite The Cuts: Engaging People, Engaging Places.” #Manchester Thurs 21 March, free…

From Neighbourhoods NW and Keep Britain Tidy. #Despite The Cuts: Engaging People, Engaging Places. This event is aimed at generating new ways of thinking around creating national models for citizen-led action in the places we love. It is free to … Continue reading

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Event Report: International Women’s Day Awards Ceremony #Manchester #IWD #off-topicish

How many awards ceremonies where all the nominees and winners were men would run punctually? Not so many, perhaps. On Friday 8th March the Manchester’s International Women’s Day awards ceremony  – jam-packed with inspiring stories – ran ahead of schedule. … Continue reading

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You are my sunshine, my only sunshine… grant #Trafford #solar panels Quiz 27th March

This via email. Dear Members It’s been a year since St John’s Sunshine put up the panels on the church and it’s time for a celebration and to give out our first Sunshine Grants! We’d love it if you could: … Continue reading

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