Monthly Archives: September 2013

Welcome if you are visiting because of the Allan Beswick show

Hello!! If you have any questions about a) Manchester and climate change (impacts, policies, actions and – sadly – inactions) b) The science of climate change c) the purpose of Manchester Climate Monthly d) things you can do to make … Continue reading

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Job Alert: Freelance Whole House Assessor positions in #Manchester

You have until this Friday, 27th, to submit an application.  Not to us at MCFly, but to the folks at Carbon Coop – Job advert: Freelance Whole House Assessor positions i) Summary: In order to meet demand, URBED require a freelance … Continue reading

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Growing in the City – #Beswick, #Openshaw, Sun Nov 3rd Food in #Manchester

Following agreement with the “landlord” last Friday, we have just set a date to begin ground clearing and preparing the site of our “Grow Your Own” scheme in East Manchester. This will be on Sunday 3rd November between 11am and … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: “No Dig Growing” Sun 29th September #Hulme #Manchester

After you’ve been a-marching…

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The missing #Manchester City Council Carbon Reduction Plan… #climate

In July the Annual Carbon Reduction Plan of Manchester City Council got a bit of a mauling.  Maybe that explains why, months later, it still hasn’t gone to the Executive?  Marc Hudson explains. On Wednesday July 17th this year climate … Continue reading

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Fracking on Barton Moss? Public Meeting Thurs 26th Sept in Eccles #Manchester

“Successful protests in Balcombe, Sussex have brought the fracking issue centre stage. Now it’s our turn- Igas are starting to drill at Barton Moss, near Eccles , in October. They will drill for 8-10 weeks to see if there is … Continue reading

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Ranty video #94, on “sustainability” and “environmental governance” in Greater #Manchester

Made this for a seminar I was invited to but couldn’t attend. It’s on today. Sign and circulate the petition I mention at the beginning and the end! And I pinched a bit from some guy called Noam Chomsky.

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Upcoming event: “Plant an idea” in the Northern Quarter, #Manchester Fri 20th Sept

Friends of the Earth – Friday 20th September is International PARK(ing) Day where creative cities look to the future. Manchester Friends of the Earth is inviting people to join with citizens in cities around the world who will be transforming … Continue reading

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“Go for Green” board game developed in #Manchester

Manchester Climate Monthly readers – before learning about the “Go for Green” board game, please go read and I hope sign this petition (if you live, study or work in Manchester).  Tell all your family and friends and casual acquaintances. … Continue reading

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Upcoming event; Refugee Torture Survivors to perform at Salford Quays Sat 21 Sept (not #climate)

Freedom from Torture is an awesome organisation, offering all sorts of practical support for and with survivors of torture.  This Saturday a concert by the group Stone Flowers – made up of torture survivors from many countries – is happening … Continue reading

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