Monthly Archives: July 2016

Is Carbon Literacy Dead? #Manchester retreats from another #climate goal

The goal of giving everyone who lives, works or studies in Manchester a day’s “Carbon Literacy” training looks to be dead in the water. At the July meeting of the Neighbourhoods and Environment Scrutiny Committee, the City Council’s Executive Member for … Continue reading

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#Manchester: A Certain Future Annual General Meeting 2016: A great time had by all.

MCFly’s intrepid reporter Scott Templeton on yesterday’s simply wonderful event at the Town Hall. Read it and weep tears of joy… In the Town Hall, very hot Death by power point Fewer chairs than last year. Fewer people sitting in … Continue reading

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Not a single #climate meeting at ward co-ordination level in #Manchester. No officers carbon literate

Manchester City Council has been forced to admit that “No specific carbon literacy events have taken place at ward coordination level.” This is despite the fact that the Executive Member for the Environment, Kate Chappell, announced in a public letter … Continue reading

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Manchester “Climate Change Agency” – that legal advice in full

In honour of the AGM of the so-called Manchester Climate Change Agency that is happening this evening, this post may be of interest. Councillor Chappell was asked for a comment many weeks ago. T What procedures might the Council want … Continue reading

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Open letter to Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Committee members on #climate “report”

MCFly has been covering the council’s promises (and the breaking of those promises) for many years. The latest dreadful report – to be discussed for a few minutes at a “scrutiny” committee meeting on Tuesday 19th July at 2pm – … Continue reading

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#Climate gets a mention at Scrutiny Week July 2016 #Manchester

Manchester City Council has 6 “scrutiny” committees that are supposed to keep tabs on what the 9 member Executive and the officers are up to. Supposed to. One of the problems is, there is – out of 96 councillors – … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Manchester ESD forum, July 12th

Just to remind you that if you would like to come along to the next Greater Manchester ESD Forum and MEEN AGM it will be held on Tuesday 12th July 2016, 2.30 – 5pm at Bridge 5 Mill, M4 7HR. Go … Continue reading

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