Monthly Archives: June 2013

Campaign Update: Friends of the Earth “stunt” Sat 6th July #Manchester

From here – The Campaigns working group have decided that the first campaign shall be a youth-led Make it Better campaign If you don’t know about the National Make it Better campaign, check it out here Can you help us … Continue reading

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Newsflash: #Manchester City Council to abolish “Head of #Climate Change” role. #tory #greenestgovernmentever?

Council chiefs are about to do away with the role of “Head of Climate Change, Buildings & Energy”, a post only created in 2011.  This move follows closely on the Council’s abolition in March this year of the post of Director … Continue reading

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Steering Group Chair? A Multiple Choice quiz #manchester #climate #acretinfuture

The story so far; In March an advert was put out for someone to take over the unpaid role of Steering Group chair (#poisonedchalice). At the time the original deadline closed only one entry (#MCFly #tongueincheek) had been received. So … Continue reading

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#Manchester #climate nuggets June 24th 2013

Hi all, The next Manchester Climate Monthly comes out on Monday July 1st. So you just have 4 days to get us all your news for that edition. Don’t delay, spam today! Also, with the departure of MCFly co-editor … Continue reading

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Cross Post: “Oxford Road Consultation – Respond Now!” #cycling #consultation #manchester #tfgm

From Mad Cycle Lanes of Manchester… This is the most important consultation for cycling in many years in Manchester. This consultation is for the bus priority package along Oxford Road, but it is also the busiest cycle route in Manchester … Continue reading

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Airports Commission Public Evidence Session #Manchester Tues 9th July

The government has a policy – don’ t laugh – about “Making sure UK airports and airlines are safe, secure and competitive while reducing their impacts on the environment and communities.” To this end, they’re holding some “public evidence” sessions… … Continue reading

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#FoIAFriday 001; Effectiveness of £250,000 spend. #Manchester #climate #mcc

Dear Councillor Murphy, I am writing to request the documents that the Council generated that assessed the effectiveness of the role of “Director of Environmental Strategy” during its 4 year lifespan. Given that almost a quarter of a million dollars … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Fuelling #Manchester #10 Thurs 27th June

Fuelling Manchester #10 – Marble Arch Pub, Manchester Community renewables and retrofit social for Greater Manchester 6PM-9PM,THURSDAY 27TH JUNE 2013 MARBLE ARCH PUB, 73 Rochdale Rd, Manchester M4 4HY Fuelling Manchester is the networking meetup for people and groups involved … Continue reading

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Oxford Road – Time to go Dutch! #cylcing #consultation #Manchester

Pete Abel of “Love your bike” explains a consultation on cycling in the city Fed up with being the sandwich filling between two 10-tonne buses on Oxford Road? Now is your chance to demand better cycling facilities on Oxford Road … Continue reading

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Monthly Journal Overview June 2013 #Manchester #climate

This month, the selected papers explore themes including cities and their role in climatic change, the importance of urban governance, and number of articles from special issues discussing climate change and marine fishing (in Climatic Change) and sustainable local food … Continue reading

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