#Manchester #climate nuggets July 8th 2013

Hi all,

The latest (July) Manchester Climate Monthly is out now!!!

Wanna flex your creative muscles, and maybe win £200?   Here’s the details of our short story contest all sorted.  Two thousand words (in English) on the subject “Manchester (UK) in a warmer world.”

 Marc Hudson

Coming up this week

Tues 9th, 9.15 – 11.00 Airports Commission hearings in Manchester  at Manchester Town Hall, but you have to book!

Tues 9th , 2-4pm  – networking lunch from 1:00pm Ageing and Energy Consumption: Rethinking Policy and Practice from Research
MICRA (Manchester Interdisciplinary Centre for Research on Ageing) /MARC (Manchester Architecture Research Centre) Joint Seminar
Venue: G306A and B Jean McFarlane Building, University of Manchester (no.92 on the campus map)
Professor Andrew Dobson (Politics, Keele University) – Making energy discussable: the role of community knowledge networks
Dr Rosie Day (Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham) – Older age and energy justice
Dr Alan Lewis (Architecture, University of Manchester) – Thermal Comfort and Sustainable Technologies in Extra-Care Housing
Discussant: Professor James Goodwin (Head of Research Age UK and Visiting Professor at Loughborough University)
Chair: Professor Chris Phillipson
Booking: http://ageingandenergyconsumption.eventbrite.com/

Tues 9th, 6.45pm to 9pm Manchester Friends of the Earth Full Group Meeting, Greenfish Resource Centre, Oldham St. http://manchesterfoe.org.uk/

Wed 10th, 7pm to 9pm: Manchester Friends of the Earth climate campaign meeting
At this month’s climate campaign meeting (which is on a Wednesday instead of the usual Thursday), we’ll be continuing to develop our plans for a new campaign aimed at improving the energy efficiency of rented homes. If you’d like to join us, please contact Ali (ali@manchesterfoe.org.uk / 07786 090520) so we know to expect you.
Green Fish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LE

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Was print format from 2012 to 13. Now web only. All things climate and resilience in (Greater) Manchester.
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