Monthly Archives: June 2013

“Carbon Conversations” training in #Manchester Friday 5th July, #climate #dialogues

MCFly interviewed Rosemary Randall, psychoanalyst, a while back.  Cracking interview it was too (not the questions – the answers!!).  She was involved in setting up “Carbon Conversations”.  Here’s an “advert” – unpaid – for their upcoming training day(s).   Intensive … Continue reading

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Destruction and Disconnected Policies: The real state of #biodiversity in Greater #Manchester and the UK

Dave Bishop, a regular writer for Manchester Climate Monthly, explores the damage being done to Manchester’s biodiversity – and what we can do about it. Dave will be launching his report on the state of Manchester’s biodiversity on Tuesday 16th … Continue reading

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Un-news flash: #Manchester City Council Executive silent on airport #emissions

In perhaps the most unsurprising news since Pope Francis announced he was not in fact Protestant, Hindu, Muslim or Buddhist, the Executive of Manchester City Council this morning approved an update on the “Manchester Airport City Enterprise Zone.” And it … Continue reading

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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 mcmonthly@gmail.com today! Also, with the departure of MCFly co-editor … Continue reading

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