Monthly Archives: February 2018

Pls tweet @AndyBurnhamGM abt his “Green” summit and ticketing

As part of his election manifesto in 2017 Andy Burnham promised a ‘Green Summit’.  It was pencilled in for late 2017, then pushed back to March 21 2018.  There was a “registration of interest” process, but the selection critera for … Continue reading


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Important! Major new advice from #climate scientists

From The Onion, the best source of climate info. h/t sam. Sighing, Resigned Climate Scientists Say To Just Enjoy Next 20 Years As Much As You Can Friday 10:00am SEE MORE: Climate Change GENEVA—Attending a conference to discuss alarming new … Continue reading

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Free journalism training in #Manchester

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Job Alert: Project Coordinator, Carbon Literacy Centre

from here. I have some fairly, ah, robust opinions (based on years of observation) about “carbon literacy”, but nonetheless, some people think that “this could be useful with the right person doing it”.  So therefore I am posting it.  Somehow … Continue reading

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Letter to Mayor’s Green Summit organisers #Manchester #Climate

Dear x, The wait is finally over! I’ve been on tenterhooks for weeks about whether I’d get a ticket for the Mayor’s Green Summit on 21 March.  I am delighted to have received/dismayed to not have received a place. I’ve … Continue reading

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The mayor’s green summit – what to expect in the coming weeks, months, years. #Manchester #climate

In his  March 2017 manifesto for the Mayoral election, Andy Burnham promised to hold an environmental summit ‘within a year’ of being elected.  Originally scheduled for late 2017, there was “slippage” and the summit is now going to happen in … Continue reading

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“Energy Democracy” “listening” event in #Manchester tonight re: Mayor’s Green Vomit. Sorry, “summit”

Tonight at Partisan Collective in Cheetham Hill there’s a two hour “listening event”, the results of which feed into a hold-hands-and-sing-kumbaya “Summit” in March, which will produce another vapid statement of peace-love-and-understanding. Fun fact- wildlife numbers have dropped to less … Continue reading

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MCR Debate:How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love Climate Change #Manchester Feb 27

MCR Debate:How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love Climate Change All good things come to end and civilisation isn’t a exception. Scientists would largely agree that climate change is happening, and it’s set to the biggest challenge our species … Continue reading

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CANCELLED. Upcoming Event: “Digital Technology: Environmental Saint or Sinner? #Manchester 22 February

Ooops.  Sorry, didn’t realised I had scheduled the post. The event has been postponed until later in the year.   “Digital Technology: Environmental Saint or Sinner?” by Professor Chris Preist, on Thursday 22nd February (room C1, George Begg Building, Sackville Street) at 1.00pm. Digital … Continue reading

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