Monthly Archives: October 2013

“Radical Animal” talk at Salford University, Sat 26th October #Manchester

Exclusive: This Saturday is the Quays Open Day and we are offering FREE tickets to all interested for our two paid talks. Simply turn up at the Lowry box office  at the correct time saying Free Entry –  Special Offer. … Continue reading

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Event: “The ardous transition to low-carbon energy” #Manchester Tues 29th Oct. #solookingforward

Okay, this is exciting.  On Tuesday 29th October (note the date change!) Professor Frank Geels will be doing a seminar on the multi-level perspective, renewable electricity niches and resilient regimes. I know that sounds like a mouthful, and I hope … Continue reading

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“Ways of seeing #climate change” event in#Manchester Weds 30th October

A range of new collaborative works between artists and scientists will be showcased at “Ways of Seeing: Climate Change.”  Spaces are limited for next Wednesday’s daytime series of talks, discussions and performances held in St. James’ Building. On of those … Continue reading

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Interview with Professor Adisa Azapagic of University of #Manchester on engineering, research, food waste and #climate

How will becoming elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering change what you do, or the impact of what you do? The Royal Academy of Engineering is the UK’s national academy of engineering with the main aim of advancing and … Continue reading

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University of #Manchester “makes a difference” #climate #sustainability

This. MCFly will tumble for ya. Four things a) good news on Manchester Climate Monthly??  Shurely shome mishtake b) Don’t mention the People and Planet league table in which U of M plummeted .[ See here for their same-day response … Continue reading

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Save the Veggie Cafe at University of #Manchester

After you’ve signed this petition about getting a full public consultation on how the Council should spend the £14.5m windfall it just got, there’s a second petition to sign. It’s to save the wonderful “Herbivore’s” vegetarian cafe on the University … Continue reading

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Plant garlic and harvest squash!! #Manchester #LandArmy Thurs 24th & 31st Oct

Wanna get some soil under your fingernails, do some good, have some fun? Thursday 24th and Thurs 31st October – The Land Army will be heading out to Moss Brook Growers to help with planting garlic, weeding and harvesting squash. … Continue reading

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#Manchester Science Festival #climate events!!

Manchester Science Festival kicks off this Thursday!! There are 3 climate-specific events that MCFly readers will be interested in (and heaps more good stuff too). Two are next Wednesday, 31st 30th October; Ways of Seeing Climate Change from 10am to … Continue reading

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“Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation” seminar in #Manchester on Weds 23rd

So there is this idea that the rich could pay poor/”developing” countries not to chop down their forests. That would be good, insofar as we might not pave and then cook the planet. Sadly, there are devils in the detail. … Continue reading

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#Manchester to host Global Forum… sorry “Ecological Congress” in 2015

In 1994, y’see, Manchester hosted the two year “follow-up” to the Rio Earth Summit. It was called the “Global Forum” and it was not, so the story goes, a success. Hopefully this “Congress on Ecological Restoration” will have better outcomes. … Continue reading

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