Monthly Archives: November 2018

Interview: Andrew Dana Hudson and #climate artwork #solarpunk

Every Friday (except when I forget) I’ll post something ‘cultural’ about climate change. To kick that off, here’s an email interview with Andrew Dana Hudson (own website)(no relation) on his WW2-themed climate posters. Could you say a little about your … Continue reading

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Do #Manchester Labour councillors care about #climate? Hard to say…

Manchester City Council has 96 councillors. Ninety-four of them are Labour Party. Manchester City Council launched (with help from activists) a climate change strategy in 2009. And then, after not much happened, there was a refresh in 2013.  And then, … Continue reading

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#Wigan council taking #climate change super seriously…

So, someone had the bright idea to send Freedom of Information Act requests to councils in Greater Manchester, asking how many senior figures (politicians and bureaucrats) had undertaken the much-vaunted “Carbon Literacy” training, and how much money had been spent … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: 12 years LAB – A call to action in response to #climate change.

From the 5th to the 8th of March 2019, Metal Liverpool will host ’12-years LAB – A call to action in response to climate change’.    In light of the recent UN’s assertion that we only have twelve years left to act against climate … Continue reading

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Short blog abt Saturday’s #ExtinctionRebellion actions in #Manchester #climatebreakdown

MCFly asked Manchester Extinction Rebellion for an account of Saturday’s action (see also Salford Star account). On Saturday the 24th of November around 400 people from Extinction Rebellion groups from across the North including Lancaster, Leeds and Manchester gathered together … Continue reading

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NESC councillor promises action on abolished quarterly #climate reports

It’s not often that Manchester Climate Monthly gets a quick response from anyone within Castle Greyskull (aka ‘The Town Hall’).  But twenty minutes ago an email was sent to all the members of the Neighbourhoods and Scrutiny Committee about the … Continue reading

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Open letter to #Manchester councilors on abolished quarterly #climate “action” reports

Dear Councillor, I am writing to you because you are a member of the Neighbourhoods and Environment Scrutiny Committee, which is supposed to keep the Executive and the officers on their toes about well, lots of things.  My particular questions … Continue reading

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