Monthly Archives: October 2015

Letter slamming council on broken #climate promises published by #Manchester Evening News

The Manchester Evening News has a letter today that slams Kate Chappell, the Executive Member for the Environment for a broken promise (she said she would set up a blog, never did so). The letter (written by some Moss Side … Continue reading

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Upcoming Film Showing: “Symphony of the Soil” #Manchester Fri 16th October

On Friday 16th October from 4.30 until 6.30pm there’s a Food Sovereignty workshopFood Journey happening at the Yard in Hulme (41 Old Birley Street).  Followed at 7pm that same evening by a film screening of Symphony of the Soil – … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Campaigning to Protect our environment #Unison Tues 6th October

UNISON North West is hosting a public meeting on the environment during the week of the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. The meeting will highlight the growing threat to our environment and how we can campaign to protect it.  Speakers … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: “The politics of pollution promises: Clean Coal 1976 to present.” #Manchester #climate

Next Tuesday, 6th October, 1pm to 2pm, room 2.57 of the Simon Building, University of Manchester (just off Oxford Road). Is is free, open to the public and there is no need to book. #shamelessselfpromotion http://events.manchester.ac.uk/event/event:i5u-ieyjau5o-j6bbsm/the-politics-of-pollution-promises-clean-coal-and-climate-change-1976-to-the-present This seminar is part … Continue reading

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Why scrutiny (of #Manchester #climate inaction) is so weak, and so ineffectual

Why does Manchester City Council get away with breaking quite so many of its climate promises, including the simple one where the Executive Member for the Environment promised to set up a blog? This rant lists structural reasons, personal/personnel reasons … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Carbon Co-op Social, October 16th #Madlab #Manchester

Carbon Co-op Social – Thurs 15th October 2015 Meet other members, socialise, discuss FREE, 6.30-9pm, Thursday 15th October 2015 MadLab, 36-40 Edge Street Manchester M4 1HN BOOK HERE: https://carbon-coop-social-2015.eventbrite.co.uk At October’s Social we will be launching of a series of video profiles of members, funded … Continue reading

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