Monthly Archives: June 2014

#Manchester Carbon Coop AGM Mon 30th June – all welcome!!

You can turn up on the night, join and vote. They’re keen to get new folks on-board… Carbon Co-op AGM – 2014 7-9pm, Monday 30th June 2014 Society for the Reduction of Carbon (Trading as Carbon Co-op) Notice of Annual … Continue reading

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Broken #climate promise by #Manchester Council’s Executive member for the Environment

The promise was simple, and cheap. The promise was not made in haste. The promise was repeated. The promise… has, of course… been broken. A month after receiving an Open Letter from Manchester citizens offering to help take climate action, … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Power Failure” #Australia #climate #policy debacle

This post is not about Manchester. It’s about a government that made bold promises about its climate action, then delivered a sorta reasonable policy, but totally failed to implement it or defend it from the forces of apathy and darkness.  … Continue reading

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Bat watch in #Chorlton, Thurs 19th June #Manchester

Bats!!! Not mice with wings, bats!!

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6 things Michael Mann wants you to know about the science of #climate change. Read this, #Manchester :P

Michael “Hockey Stick guy” Mann is a very bright and hard-as-nails climate scientist.  He’s been on the receiving end of smears, legal threats, emails hacking and death threats.  This is how the species treats its scientists these days. #stoopidsuicidalspecies Read … Continue reading

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#Manchester #climate report you can now download. 52 pages of glossy drivel

Was it worth the wait? Of course it wasn’t. Despite the “honesty” (Was there a choice? Was there really any way to spin the last five wasted years as any ‘success’?) of admitting things are hopelessly behind schedule, the Manchester … Continue reading

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Growing Fruit & Veg – 1 day intro course, #Gorton, #Manchester 28th June

Coming Soon at Debdale Eco-Centre Growing Fruit & Veg A One Day Intro SATURDAY, 28TH JUNE 10:00AM TO 4:00PM at: Debdale Eco Centre in Debdale Park, 1075 Hyde Road, Gorton, Manchester M18 7LJ Costs £30.00 – this includes training, all … Continue reading

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#Manchester #Steering Group Inaugural General Meeting (repost)

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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Kevin Anderson, #Manchester #climate prof – “US proposed emission cuts too little too late”

And also Dr Maria Sharmina!!  Cut & pasted from here. An inconvenient truth – US proposed emission cuts too little too late June 2014  A response to the US announcement that the carbon emissions from its power sector will reduce by 30% … Continue reading

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Greenpeace want yr donations to get “Arctic Sunrise” ship back to work #climate #whales etc

Get our only icebreaker, the Arctic Sunrise, back where she belongs, and help save the Arctic for us all. Please donate £25 – http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/myarcticsunrise. Hi Marc, You’ll receive a Deed of Ownership and a beautiful photo-print of the Arctic Sunrise … Continue reading

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