Monthly Archives: June 2014

#Fracking Conference “Continuing the Debate” in #Manchester – if you have a spare £330 …

This may be fun. Sadly I’ve left my petty cash in my other wallet… Govtoday and Securing the Future are delighted to announce Fracking North: Continuing the Debate on Hydraulic Fracturing for Gas. Due to the high demand and huge … Continue reading

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Green Deal training in Greater #Manchester

Dear Editor Please could add this following opportunity to your monthly magazine, we are pleased to be able to offer you and your readers this training completely free, the course is open to both existing DEAs’ in the market or … Continue reading

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#Manchester cyclists (and others) – Pothole party Mon 30th June

It’s POTHOLE PARTY Time! Monday 30th June 2014 from 5pm @ Sandbar Join the Ultimate End-of-Bike-Month-Manchester-Pothole-Party to celebrate creative potholes, bad potholes and even hazards! Invite friends, family & strangers and let’s make it a memorable event in the history … Continue reading


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Upcoming Event: Education for Sustainable Development Forum, #Manchester 10th July

We’d like to invite you to the next Greater Manchester ESD forum and the MEEN AGM 2014 on 10th July 1.30pm – 4.30pm, at Bridge 5 Mill. As it is MEEN’s 20th birthday this year we have organised an exciting … Continue reading

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#Manchester knitters join forces for peace – 7 mile long pink anti-nuke scarf to be made in… Chorlton

Spending billions of tax-payers quids on Nuclear Weapons (see here) is clearly a MUCH more sensible idea than, say, public health, or climate adaptation. Oh yes… Manchester’s knitters join forces for peace! Knitters from across Greater Manchester will be gathering … Continue reading

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Help with the harvest at Moss Brook Growers… #food #Manchester

This is worth doing! “is anyone up for a sunny day helping out on the farm? We’re at our busiest time of year now and would love an extra helping hand if at all possible. If you can spare any … Continue reading

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How to save the world? Of blogging, beauty and slow-motion epiphanies (Interview with Dave Pollard)

Here’s an interview with Dave Pollard, the author of a very very useful and provocative (in the best sense!) blog called “How to Save the World.” Low carbon cultures look like this, not ecological modernisation and “green airports.”  1) When … Continue reading

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Repost: “Getting ready for the Fall” #Manchester #preparedness #climate #debacle

Dave Pollard has been doing a blog for a long time. He started it when he still believed we could avert/appease the juggernaut of destruction, thus the title “How to Save the World.”  He no longer believes this… Getting Ready … Continue reading

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Off-topic: “Corporate responses to #climate”, interview with #academics

Two academics, one based in the UK and the other in Australia, have just had a rather excellent article called “Creative self-destruction: corporate responses to climate change as political myths” published in the journal Environmental Politics.  Here’s an interview with … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: People’s Environmental Scrutiny Committee #Manchester Mon 7th July

Do you want to see Manchester preparing properly for the threats of climate change? Do you want to meet other people who are doing useful things in their own neck of the woods? Manchester City Council, now totally dominated by … Continue reading

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