Monthly Archives: November 2015

Upcoming: Another seminar about #Paris #Manchester Monday 23rd Nov #Tyndall

Adequacy and Equity under Neoliberal Climate Governance: Assessing the Paris Moment What are the prospects for the Paris climate change negotiations? Based on the new book Power in a Warming World (MIT Press, September), this talk reviews Paris and previous … Continue reading

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Letter in #Manchester Evening News on #climate change (again)

Thank you for your article (MEN 3rd November “Region’s council bosses renew push to reduce carbon emissions in Greater Manchester”) on the  “plan” to reduce Greater Manchester’s CO2 emissions by over 5 million tonnes between 2012 and 2020. The report … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Circular Economy won’t work… unless… #Manchester 11th November

poster seminar abstract Wednesday 11th November, 2.30 to 3.30pm Room 10.05,  10th Floor, MBS Harold Hankins Building [You have to go via the Manchester Business School entrance, and then schlepp through a maze of corridors…] A circular economy won’t work unless…… … Continue reading

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European money CAN be spent for #fracking in Greater #Manchester

European Investment Bank money may end up supporting fracking in Greater Manchester. On 19th October MCFly wrote to Greater Manchester Combined Authority, which will be overseeing some “European Structural Investment Funds” for Greater Manchester.  Greater Manchester is planning to set … Continue reading

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The Steering Group – paths not taken #Manchester #climate #MACF #abolishitnow

The Steering Group was supposed to engage and INVOLVE stakeholders (sorry for shouting, but this bears repeating). There were supposed to be annual elections, and an annual conference. None of that happened because it was all too “difficult”. It’s now … Continue reading

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