Monthly Archives: May 2017

Only 1 of the 10 members of #Manchester Council Senior Management Team is carbon literate #climate

“There have been no changes to the carbon literacy status of [Strategic Management Team ] in this period.” That’s the bald response to a Freedom of Information Act request submitted by Manchester Climate Monthly to Manchester City Council. Which means, … Continue reading

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Democracy, exclusion, ‘citizens’ and the “hustings” that wasn’t…

After the untimely death of Deyika Nzeribe, Manchester Green Party found another candidate for the Greater Mayoral elections happening tomorrow. That candidate, Will Patterson, was at a “hustings” last week at the Lowry. Except he wasn’t on the stage with … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “The material politics of urban energy transitions” #Manchester 23 May

“The material politics of urban energy transitions” by Dr. Vanesa Castán Broto, on Tuesday 23rd May (room C21, Pariser Building, Sackville Street) at 1.00pm.  Historical analyses of past transitions have led to a wealth of empirical understanding about how transitions occur. This … Continue reading

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#Manchester Council Environment Executive member Rosa Battle still not carbon literate

Last year Manchester Labour Party went to the local elections with this in their manifesto Seven months later, in early January 2017 the Executive Member for the Environment Rosa Battle told a committee of councillors that she was taking personal … Continue reading

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