Monthly Archives: January 2017

Deyika Nzeribe memorial fund

From here Deyika Nzeribe, a beloved son, brother, friend and father of three passed away suddenly on New Year’s Day 2017. This came as a great shock to all who knew him. Deyika was a tireless advocate for human rights, … Continue reading

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Event Report: Kevin Anderson on informed hope Trumping despair…

The tl:dr.  Professor Kevin Anderson, one of the most plain-spoken and photogenic* climate scientists on the planet still isn’t willing to say that we are definitely doomed.  Graphs and well-aimed barbs at policy-makers and climate scientists ensued…. [*  he’s a bloke, … Continue reading

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Green drinks #Manchester 24th Jan 2017 #climate

Well, it will be interesting to see if this version of Green Drinks lasts longer, and is less boring and corporate, than the previous attempts .  Kudos to whoever is trying to get it going again… Watch this space, I … Continue reading

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Deyika Nzeribe (1966-2017) A Tribute

These beautiful words are from Deyika’s friend Peter Kalu, reposted with permission. Deyika Nzeribe (1966 -2017)  Tribune of the People The first visual memory I have of Deyika is from close to a couple of decades ago. It’s Summer. He’s … Continue reading

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A further tribute to Deyika Nzeribe

This beautiful summation below, republished with permission, is from Zahra Alijah, a Councillor for Fallowfield Ward, Manchester. Deyika Nzeribe taken too soon When I last saw Deyika, whose passing I still cannot believe or process, it was in great spirits, … Continue reading

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Upcoming: 17th Jan seminar “Changing institutions in a changing climate” #Manchester #climate

On Thursday 19th January, from 4pm, Professor Audley Genus of Kingston University will deliver a seminar on the following – In the seminar, I argue that a more rounded understanding of how to respond effectively to the challenges posed by … Continue reading

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Deyika Nzeribe remembered by Kooj Chuhan

Deyika Nzeribe, who I have known for 20 years or probably more I guess, passed away late on 1st January. I had three phone-calls this morning to inform me, the third being from his brother. Unexpected to all, a deeply … Continue reading

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And another appreciation of Deyike Nzeribe

This below is from Jonathan Atkinson (republished with permission).  There are many wonderful tributes to Deyika, and I will – with the authors’ permission – keep posting them.  This is a man who will not be forgotten, and should not … Continue reading

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Another appreciation of Deyika Nzeribe

The outpouring of grief and incomprehension at the passing of Deyika Nzeribe tells you something of the regard in which the man was held.  A lot of that has appeared on Facebook, which not everyone chooses to be a user … Continue reading

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Obituary: Deyika Nzeribe, 1966-2017

Deyika Nzeribe, who has died suddenly aged 50, , was a much-loved and respected figure in Manchester.  His many admirable qualities included not just intelligence and concern about the state of the world, but a compassion and joviality that enriched those … Continue reading

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