Monthly Archives: October 2017

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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Upcoming Event: Can fracking be fair? Thurs 26 Oct #Manchester

Tyndall Manchester would like to invite you to attend the next talk in our seminar series “Can fracking be fair?” by Dr. Matthew Cotton on Thursday 26th October (room C21, Pariser Building, Sackville Street) at 1.00pm.  Can fracking be fair? Dr. Matthew … Continue reading

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#Manchester Council stops throwing cash at so-called #climate “Agency”

First the good news:  after years of throwing 20 to 30 thousand pounds at the useless Manchester Climate Change “Agency” (we will come back to that), the City Council has… stopped. Now the bad news – they’re still supplying two … Continue reading

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Leonardo DiCaprio to help #Manchester Council do carbon literacy…

Manchester City Council is planning to sit staff down to watch Leonardo DiCaprio’s climate change documentary ‘Before the Flood’, in order to kickstart their becalmed ‘carbon literacy’ efforts. In a June 2017 paper “Carbon Literacy Training – options for staff … Continue reading

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Upcoming: “The Great Energy Escape” 25 Oct, #Manchester

On Wednesday 25th October, Carbon Coop and Energy Democracy Greater Manchester will launch a brand new, family-friendly immersive game, The Great Energy Escape, premiering at Manchester Museum as part of the Manchester Science Festival 2017. Players will race against the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Life and Death in the Urbicene #Manchester Weds 11th

Free, no need to book. 2017 Manchester University Geography Society (MUGS) Lecture and all are very welcome. Erik Swyngedouw will be talking on “Life and Death in the Urbicene” and Noel Castree will be in the chair. Wednesday 11th October HBS, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “We Rise- Organise” youth training #Manchester 21 Oct

There’s an exciting free event that is coming up for young people in Manchester. We’ll run workshops from social media campaigning to combating racism in the media. If you, or somebody you know, are interested read on for more information. … Continue reading

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Letter to MEN re: #Manchester Council and carbon literacy training

Manchester Evening News kindly published this on Tuesday 3rd October.

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Repost: A tale of 3 retrofits #Manchester #CarbonCoop

from here A Tale of Three Retrofits This autumn social saw members get together for an informative and enjoyable evening at Leaf on Portland St. We heard from three very different households who have recently completed (or almost completed!) their … Continue reading

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