Monthly Archives: April 2013

MCFly gets its MoJO back!!! “Monthly Journal Overview” returns! #manchester #climate #academia

MOJO April 2013 This month’s MoJO features a paper from the journal Cities exploring the history of climate change and policy in Manchester, along with a number of articles discussing our city and climatic issues. To find out more about … Continue reading

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A #Manchester “cycling revolution” just a mouse click away? Sign the petition…

Transport for Greater Manchester are trying to get some money out of central Government to improve cycling in the city.  Why not help them out, it will take literally a second.  No registration, no spam – just one second… Click … Continue reading

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Video – “Carbon Omissions: how the UK outsourced its carbon footprint”

See the website here. Disclaimer: The animator, Leo Murray, is a friend. He also did this video “Wake Up Freak Out” a few years back.

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Kevin Anderson: “why the near-collapse of Europe’s carbon-trading scheme could be good for reducing emissions” #Manchester #climate

Professor Kevin Anderson of the Tyndall Centre will be addressing the Economy Scrutiny Committee of Manchester City Council on Weds May 22nd at 10am. That will take place at Manchester Town Hall, and you don’t need a ticket or anything … Continue reading

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Petition: Transport for Greater #Manchester (TfGM): Commit to bold targets & sustained funding in Cycling City Ambition bid

Here’s a petition for you to think about signing.  (Blurb below) Both MCFly editors cycle, btw. Love Your Bike urges people to support Greater Manchester’s Cycling City Ambition Grant bid. We believe a great city has to be a safe … Continue reading

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Something for the Weekend 27 April 013 #Manchester #Climate

To start you off a bad joke: How do you know when the moon is going broke? When it’s down to its last quarter. And this weekend… Friday 26th, 6pm  Critical Mass bike ride. Starts at Manchester Central Library, 6pm Sat … Continue reading

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Competition (for students): £500 for “most creative way to get people eating a more sustainable diet.”

We got this press release…  Closing date is midnight Sunday, June 9th 2013. Friends of the Earth, People & Planet and the NUS are offering students £500 for the most creative way to get people eating a more sustainable diet. … Continue reading

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PMT #13: How do we attract “burnt out” people back? #Manchester #climate #movement-building

Help!  Send in your thoughts about “How do we attract back people who were involved but have become burnt out,/ disenchanted/engaged in other things. Please use the comments box below, or email us at Your answers will be collated … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Facepalm: International Energy Agency report – progress on renewables “alarmingly slow”

The quote that our friend the Polar Bear is facepalming is from the FT.  There are further horrifying quotes in the press release from the IEA – “The drive to clean up the world’s energy system has stalled,” IEA Executive … Continue reading

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#Manchester #climate nuggets April 22nd 2013

Hi all, we hope you can make it along to “Exchange for Change” on this Saturday (27th April) from 1pm to 5pm.  It’s an opportunity to share your skills and knowledge, meet other people who want to make Manchester a … Continue reading

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