Monthly Archives: October 2017

Re-post – #Climate Change and the Human Mind- interview with Robert J Lifton

Readers of a certain vintage may recall Robert J. Lifton. He’s a psychiatrist who came to prominence in the 1960s with studies of war and its impact on the human mind. Well, he’s now 91, and has written a book … Continue reading

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Interview: What are ‘Climate Cultures’ (dot net)? – creative conversations for the Anthropocene is a new project trying to connect artists, thinkers, doers, ‘ordinary people’ around, well, climate change. MCFly interviewed its founder, Mark Goldthorpe, via the wonders of email. The complete interview is here below. … Continue reading

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Event Report: “Smart Cities” or not so smart? #Manchester

“You can trade carbon on your way to the airport” – this was probably the standout jaw dropper last Friday night at an MMU/Science Festival event putatively on “Global Science, Local Impact: Smart Cities.” There was some stiff competition, such … Continue reading

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Movement building course in #Manchester 24-8 November

More info here   Apply now to participate in the first ever Movement Builders training – DEADLINE MIDNIGHT SUNDAY 5th NOVEMBER: When (dates): 24TH – 28TH NOVEMBER When (times): Fri 24th: 5pm – 9pm, Sat 25th – Tues 28th: 9.30am … Continue reading

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#Trafford air quality: improvement proposal “cynically watered down”

Press Release from the Breathe Clean Air Group “Trafford Labour Group’s positive proposal for achieving improved air quality in the borough has been cynically watered down by the Conservative Council’s amendments,” said Peter Kilvert, Chairman of the Breathe Clean Air … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “Climathon” #Manchester 27 October

A few years ago Manchester City Council said it was going to consult widely on its ‘Green and Blue’ Infrastructure strategy, which had been endlessly promised and delayed.  The then Executive Member for the Environment assured a room full of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Launch ofGreater #Manchester Sustainable Food Vision Thurs 19th Oct

This Thursday (19th October) we’re launching not one but two celebrations of sustainable food, at an informal evening get-together at Bridge 5 Mill; Unlikely Heroes photographic exhibition, featuring some familiar faces! Greater Manchester Sustainable Food Vision, developed collectively by our region’s … Continue reading

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