Monthly Archives: December 2013

Polar Bear Facepalm: Australia’s hottest year

From here Doomed, I tell you. All doomed… Advertisements

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Interview: Dr Simon Cook, Glaciologist, Lecturer at #Manchester Metropolitan University

Dr Simon Cook Glaciologist, Lecturer in Physical Geography School of Science and the Environment, Manchester Metropolitan University What you do I’m a Lecturer in Physical Geography at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU). There are three parts to my job. First – … Continue reading

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Event Report: “Radical Emissions Reductions Conference” #Tyndall #climate

MCFly writer Vicky Ramsden reports on the recent Radical Emissions Reductions Conference. For other accounts, see here and here. A radical conference to reduce carbon emissions Now let me make one thing clear.  This was not a conference that was … Continue reading

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#Salford and #Trafford Councils investing in #fracking company.

Haven’t had a chance to get a react quote from Salford and Trafford Councils on this below, from “http://frackfreegtrmanchester.org.uk” yet… Press Release: Salford and Trafford Councils found to be investing in fracking company iGas For immediate release.   Research conducted … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Winter Tree and Shrub identification course, #Chorlton, #Manchester #biodiversity

On Sunday the 12th January 2014 the Greater Manchester Ecology Unit will be running a Winter Tree and Shrub Identification course at Chorlton Water Park. Places are limited, so booking is essential. For more details, please follow this link: http://www.gmwildlife.org.uk/news/index.php?id=248 Please note … Continue reading

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Another year for #Manchester – Madlab 2013 and 2014…

MCFly is asking a bunch of different organisations the same 3 questions – What was your biggest achievement in 2013? If you could go back to the beginning of the year and give yourself one warning/piece of advice, what would … Continue reading

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It takes several to tango – photos from Barton Moss #fracking protest, #Salford #Manchester

Climate protesters have blocked the entrance to a drilling site in Barton Moss with a large orange bus. Protesters have “locked on” under the bus, in the bus and on-top of the bus.  This follows the blockade of the same … Continue reading

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