Monthly Archives: April 2013

Polar Bear Facepalm: 2% annual carbon emissions growth, year on year…

The text is from this article in the Grauniad. Tyndall Centre are organising a “Radical Emissions Reduction Conference” at the Royal Society in December, btw. Should be a barrel of laughs. Me, I’ll be watching the cricket in Adelaide.

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Upcoming Event: Withington Co-operative Eco-house, Mon 6th May, #Manchester (South!)

We’ve been asked to publicise the next meeting of the Withington Co-operative Ecohouse. Our next meeting will be on Monday 6th May, 7-9pm upstairs at Fuel bar in Withington, where there will be a short presentation of progress to date, … Continue reading

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Job Alerts: Real Food Wythenshawe looking for 3 co-ordinators #manchester

via the Food Futures e-bulletin… Real Food Wythenshawe is looking for 3 coordinators Real Food Wythenshawe is an ambitious five year programme to engage and excite the people of Wythenshawe in growing and cooking fresh, sustainable food. This is supported … Continue reading

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Something for the Weekend 19 April 2013 #Manchester #Climate

What do you call someone who points out the obvious? Someone who points out the obvious. And this weekend…   Friday 19th, 6pm to 9pm  Launch of “Ecohome” project at Madlab   Friday 19th, 7.30pm – 2am Envirolution fundraiser Night & Day Cafe, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “Green Deal Community Training” Weds 24th April, Northern Moor

via Carbon Coop Greening Campaign organise Green Deal event for communities Carbon Co-op is speaking about our Community Green Deal programme at an information and training event on Green Deal organised by the Greening Campaign. This free event is targetted … Continue reading

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Job Alert: AfSL seeking an “Evaluation Consultant” deadline Mon 29 April #manchester #climate

Action for Sustainable Living are looking for someone to evaluate… Action for Sustainable Living is in the final year of a four year lottery funded project supporting communities in South Manchester to become more sustainable, resilient and skilled through engagement … Continue reading

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Envirolution asks “What is a ‘Low Carbon Community’?”

from Envirolution UK At the Envirolution Festival 2013 we want to contribute to Manchester’s Climate Change Action Plan – Manchester A Certain Future. One of the headline targets of M:ACF in 2009 when it was created was “to engage all … Continue reading

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“Pollution Challenge” Weds 24th April at the Lowry, #Manchester #pollutionchallenge

You can see the agenda for this all day event here.  And some blurb we cut and paste too… Thank you for your interest in attending Pollution Challenge, a university innovation challenge designed to encourage and develop ideas and research … Continue reading

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Movement Building: How Do We Build A (Diverse) Movement?

In a bid to answer the big questions facing the environmental movement in Manchester, MCFly has been mining the minds and experience of climate activists. In the last issues we looked at morale – getting it, keeping it and sharing … Continue reading

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Steering Group chair role – applications extended to Friday 10th May

The role of chair of the Steering Group is up for grabs. We applied (mildly tongue-in-cheek; we think we would do a damn fine job, we also know we have not a snowball’s chance in hell of getting the gig).  … Continue reading

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