Monthly Archives: November 2014

Professor Kevin Anderson on the “2 degrees” target #climate #Manchester

Professor Kevin Anderson answering a question on the “two degrees celsius” for global warming- what the goal/duty is, whether it is doable. Extremely clear (of course) and well worth sharing!! For background to the controversy, see Real Climate’s blog post … Continue reading

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Protesting in Paris. Really??; Manchester meeting, Fri Nov 28 CANCELLED

CANCELLED. At the end of next year there is one of those big international meetings on climate change. You know, the ones that have achieved so much. Like Kyoto… or Copenhagen.  Already there are attempts to get activists “excited” about … Continue reading

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What IS a low carbon culture? Report by People’s Environmental Scrutiny Team

reposted from People’s Environmental Scrutiny Team website. The Manchester Climate Change Action Plan, agreed by the City Council over 5 years ago, calls for the creation of a “low carbon culture”. Oddly, the Council has never defined this, or asked … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Facepalm: EPA advice machine sabotaged

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What happened at Economy Scrutiny and Communities Scrutiny of #Manchester City Council

Manchester needs citizens who can attend the meetings of the Council’s “scrutiny committees” and report on who said what.  The media is incapable – underfunded and too close to those in power.  The minutes of the meetings usually hide more … Continue reading

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People’s Environmental Scrutiny Team meeting Mon 157th – what happened, what next…

reposted from Several new faces joined the PEST-ilence on Monday night. A mix of old and young, climate campaigners, vegan organics farming advocates, biodiversity boffins and all-purpose citizens spent an hour and a half getting to know each others … Continue reading

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Help a #Manchester Environmental Centre and get lunch/cake/coffee as “merci” Fri 28-Sat 29 Nov

From the folks at Kindling Trust: We have a mission of a very different kind for our Land Army volunteers on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th November. For once, we will be inside a warm building, helping out at MERCi’s … Continue reading

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