Monthly Archives: April 2014

A #climate philosopher interviewed – “people have used an overly positive rhetoric about climate change and we still haven’t been motivated to act.”

The geniuses in charge of Manchester’s official “climate communications” these last FOUR years will tell you that “you mustn’t scare people”, that it “demotivates them” etc etc.  These geniuses who have managed not to get a single business to write … Continue reading

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Professor Corinne Le Quere speaking on #climate in #Manchester #TyndallPhDConf

Professor Corinne Le Quere giving an opening address at the Tyndall Early Career PhD Conference in Manchester. (See interview on “the responsibility of climate scientists, gender, denialists and Paris 2015” with MCFly a couple of months ago)

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“Individual responsibility 4 #climate mitigation?” rant by #Manchester activist. #TyndallPhdConf

The excellent Tyndall PhD Conference draws to a close today. At 11.30am there’s a panel debate on the topic of “Individual Responsibility for Climate Mitigation”. It’s at the Barnes Wallis building of the University of Manchester, it’s open to the … Continue reading

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Tyndall #Climate Conference in #Manchester – opening addresses #TyndallPhdConf

There’s a conference taking place in Manchester for “early career” researchers.  On Friday 25th there’s a panel debate on “Individual Responsibility for Climate Mitigation” that’s open to the public.  Meanwhile, here are two of the three opening addresses, the first … Continue reading

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Clicktivism: Cameron wants law to allow #fracking just about anywhere

including Albert Square? Hi, Unbelievable. It looks like David Cameron is planning to sneakily change the law to let fracking companies drill under our homes for gas, without our permission. Cameron might think he can get away with this because … Continue reading

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Sewing Cafe to open in #Chorlton, South #Manchester

From a press release… A group of six Manchester women are preparing to officially launch the city’s first non-profit sewing cafe on Thursday 15 May. Stitched Up HQ aims to inspire people to adopt a more creative and sustainable wardrobe, … Continue reading

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Clicktivism: “Get Barclays out of dirty coal” #climate effort, beyond #Manchester

From World Development Movement In less than 48 hours, Barclays will hold its AGM in London. This gives us a unique opportunity to pressure Barclays to stop funding dirty coal. Take action now to get Barclays out of  coal. With … Continue reading

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