Monthly Archives: December 2014

#Manchester Councillor proud of city’s record. Finds out emissions up. Still proud.

It began, as so many things do these days, with a tweet. Rebecca Moore, the newest councillor [Labour (of course)] for Withington, proclaimed that it was a Good Thing more people don’t vote Green. Just for laffs (or “shits and … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Facepalm: UKIP #climate policy

This is not news to people who’ve been paying attention, but still…

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Job Alert: Friends of the Earth North West Campaigner #Manchester or #Liverpool

Friends of the Earth North West Campaigner (maternity leave) Starting salary: £23,205 to £31,935. (For part-time hours, the salary is a percentage of that) Maximum salary: £31,935 Location: North West with working from offices in either Manchester or Liverpool. Home … Continue reading

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#Manchester academic; “Planes and ships escape scrutiny in bottom-up climate regime”

This is a re-post (with permission) from the rather excellent Responding to Climate Change site. It is ‘hooked’ on recent work by Dr Alice Larkin-Bows, of University of Manchester School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering. Planes and ships escape … Continue reading

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Video: All you need to now abt #climate science, in 85 seconds. With swearing.

From the Australian outfit that our beloved Rhodes Scholar* Tony Abbott tried to kill off. *I’m not joking. You may be as baffled as me as to how this is possible (was he dropped on his head aged 23?), but … Continue reading

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Santa Claus supports renewables… Merry Atheistmas, #Manchester #climate monthly readers

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#Manchester City Council in low performance on energy indicators shocker! #whoknew

Are you sitting down?  Are you braced for a shock? It turns out that Manchester City Council … isn’t performing very well on energy issues, especially when it comes to independent monitoring and verification*!!  Meanwhile,bears are catholic. In a report … Continue reading

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