Monthly Archives: October 2017

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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Carbon Coop – “transition is complex, and we want to run events reflecting that”

Readers of MCFly and another site will know that bad meetings – where hardly anyone can ‘meet’ because the organisers are in effect feeding the attendees to the speakers as ‘egofodder’ – are a sore point. So few of the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Great Energy Escape panel, Mon 6th November

It will be interesting to see if any ‘tweaks’ to the sage on the stage format are made, or if it becomes the usual Q&A (actually P&A – preening and attacking). The hosts, Carbon Coop,have a well-deserved reputation for doing … Continue reading

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Free Caribbean #Climate Change Event in #Manchester, Sat 4th Nov

Trouble Nuh Set Like Rain! Caribbean Climate Change Event Sat 4 November 2017 13:00 – 17:00 GMT Windrush Millennium Centre, Alexandra Road, Moss Side Book here.   Come join us to learn more about the Caribbean and explore the threats … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Sustainability and Innovation + evening debate and wine reception ‘Sustainability and the City’ #Manchester 25 October

From here (where you can book) Manchester Metropolitan University Wednesday, 25 October 2017 from 09:00 to 19:30 Celebrating SEEG: a full day of interactive sessions intersecting Sustainability and Innovation chaired by Prof. Sally Randles with evening debate and wine reception … Continue reading

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“Adapting Greater #Manchester” Fri 10 November

Of course, folks have been talking about adaptation for a good ten years… Still, book herebook here for this…   THE MANCHESTER ESRC FESTIVAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE 2017, 4-11 November 2017 Discover the next generation of climate adaptation resources! The … Continue reading

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