Monthly Archives: February 2019

Speech by George Hassall at #Manchester #SchoolsStrike4climate

This below is the text of the speech given by George Hassall  in St Peter’s Square, Manchester, on Friday 15 February, reprinted with kind permission. Hi I’m George and like the rest of us here today I’m representing the voice of … Continue reading

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The #climatestrike in#Manchester – hopes and fears…

So, it happened!  It happened all across the UK. And in Manchester it was  (far) bigger, noisier and far more FUN than anyone expected it would be.  There were hundreds (perhaps a thousand?) congregated in St Peters Square. Dozens of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events at University of #Manchester on #climate change Weds 20 February

First floor of University of Manchester Students’ Union, 4 to 6pm, Weds 20 Feb.   Alternative Lecture Series. Climate Change: Historical Perceptions & International Negotiation We have multiple speakers in this week! The first two are Masters students from the … Continue reading

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Does #Manchester “Low Carbon Culture” Council support the #ClimateStrike?

On Friday thousands of children in the UK will go on strike from school because their parents are doing (less than) nothing about climate change, condemning them to an at-best grim future.  Ten years ago Manchester City Council said it … Continue reading

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Job Alert: Carbon Coop retrofit project officer, #Manchester

full details here – Carbon Co-op domestic retrofit project officer Deadline: 5pm, Tuesday 5th March 2019 Time: 0.6-1.0 FTE FTE: £28,428 Start date: March/April 2019 End date: Permanent Status: payroll/PAYE Location: Manchester City Centre We are seeking a new team … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Blood Bricks: Untold Stories of Modern Slavery and #Climate Change from Cambodia #Manchester 20 Feb

The Global Development Institute is pleased to host Prof Kate Brickell as part of the GDI Lecture Series, talking about: Blood Bricks: Untold Stories of Modern Slavery and Climate Change from Cambodia Cambodia is in the midst of a construction … Continue reading

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The Daily (Hate) Mail and #climate change, a response. #YouthStrikeforClimate #FridaysfortheFuture #climatebreakdown

The Daily Mail.  Words enough to send a chill up the spine of any actually sentient being.  And of course, they report the school strike with a headline that sums up, well, a lot. “Fury as headteachers BACK pupil strike … Continue reading

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