Monthly Archives: May 2014

#Salford Star re-post: Case against #Barton Moss #fracking protest schoolgirl dropped #Manchester

From here: CASE AGAINST ARRESTED BARTON MOSS SALFORD SCHOOLGIRL DROPPED Star date: 30th May 2014 A Salford Star Exclusive CASE AGAINST SAFFRON HUGHES DROPPED AS SOLICITORS TALK OF `SUFFERING AND EMOTIONAL TURMOIL’ OF 15 YEAR OLD… “I’m angry that I … Continue reading

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#Burnage food bank needs your surplus vegetables, South #Manchester

Use your surplus vegetables to help our food bank And spread the word about our food bank among food networks like yourselves! Eat Green’s food bank runs every Friday from 12.30-3.30pm at Westcroft Community Centre, Burnage, and is targetted at … Continue reading

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Resource: “How to overcome #climate fatalism” – useful for some in #Manchester ?

http://www.climateaccess.org/resource/tip-sheet-how-overcome-climate-fatalism

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#Didsbury Greening and Growing Group event Sat 31st May #Manchester

Didsbury Greening and Growing Group has announced its first maintenance morning of the year at Fletcher Moss Community Orchard, Didsbury (pictured, during our Green Food Trail 2013). Tasks include cutting/mowing the grass and raking. 10.30am to 1pm Simply email jjzlr2@talk21.com … Continue reading

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Hey, #Manchester, Are you in #climate denial? 3 signs to look for, via “the climate psychologist”

reblogged from here. Are You in Climate Change Denial? Three Signs to Look For A slightly shorter version of this post was published yesterday on the Psychology Today blog, “Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action”  It is easy to scoff at climate … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Facepalm: Alaska Senate candidate in who can deny #climate change the most bid…

You wouldn’t dare make this stuff up if you were a satirist. Too outlandish. Holy cow, what a stoopid species. From here.

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The stories we need to tell ourselves: Greens at best very distant second in #Manchester elections.

There are two ways to have political power. One is to win enough elections to get enough politicians in office so they can form a government. And if they are trying to govern on a radical and transformative platform, they … Continue reading

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#Manchester “Open Eco-homes” this weekend (24th/25th May)

Open Eco-homes – 24/25 May Thanks to everyone who contributed to last weekend’s eco-home event, this Saturday and Sunday sees another packed schedule of homes, visits, tours and another bus tour. Click here to see a full list of the … Continue reading

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#Manchester #climate Steering Group will not release its first report before AGM: A businessman dissents.

The Manchester “Stakeholder Steering Group” on climate change has refused to release its first annual report, ahead of its Inaugural General Meeting. Martyn Cowsill, a renewable energy businessman, has been rebuffed in his request to see the report, which will … Continue reading

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“Green Teach Meet” on Thurs 19th June – please let all eco-minded teachers in#Manchester know about it

Do you know a teacher who cares about the environment and helping their pupils understand what is happening, and what can be done? If so, please forward the details below to them! The Greater Manchester Growing Schools Hub in partnership … Continue reading

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