Monthly Archives: May 2017

“Grassroots Energy Collaboration” Liverpool, 10 June.

Alongside local activists, Biofuelwatch are hosting a series of “Grassroots Energy Collaboration” workshops across the country throughout May and June, in Bristol, London and Liverpool. The Liverpool event will be held on Saturday 10th June at The Quaker Meeting House, … Continue reading

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2019: How the #climate activists blew it, again #debacle #doomed

Sometimes Mother Nature gives climate change activists a boost. She tried in the summer of 1988. She tried again in August 2005, when Hurricane Katrina bulls-eyed New Orleans.  She tried again in the long hot summer of 2019. The Indian … Continue reading

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No plans to train Council staff in carbon literacy… #Manchester #climate #debacle

So, in January the Executive Member for the Environment told a committee of councillors that she was taking personal charge of carbon literacy training. Six weeks later MCFly requested, among other things;  A copy of the document/documents that exist that … Continue reading

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#Mustread – The Doomsday Glacier by Jeff Goodell

New feature on MCFly – stuff that anyone who wants to know what to expect (globally more than locally) ought to be reading. I will hashtag it #mustread.  It probably will NOT be Manchester-centric, so feel free to ignore Will … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: Seeking a resilient, local, stable ‘viable economy’? #Manchester 17 May.

Steady State Manchester event: Seeking a resilient, local, stable ‘viable economy’?  The role of community business Wednesday 17th May 6.30-8pm Lounge at Manchester Methodist Hall Central Buildings, Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JQ Do you wonder what kind of an economy … Continue reading

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Batteries! Info night in #Manchester 24 May

Free! Book here Description Come along to find out all about adding a battery system to your home solar system! The widespread adoption of energy storage systems are seen as one of the building blocks of the future energy system. … Continue reading

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GMWDA ‘seeking exit’ from PFI contract

From here. The Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA)  has confirmed that it is “seeking an exit” from its recycling and waste management Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contract with Viridor Laing (Greater Manchester) Limited. In a statement on the website of Viridor’s parent … Continue reading

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