Monthly Archives: February 2019

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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Further details on Colin Barker funeral

This below just in from the email account  rememberingcolinbarker@gmail.com If you have any questions about the funeral etc, please contact them.   Dear family, comrades and friends of Colin We write today to invite you, and all who would like to attend, to Colin Barker’s funeral and wake. You … Continue reading

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Sad news: Colin Barker has passed away #Manchester #climate #activism #scholarship

UPDATE: See bottom of blogpost Colin Barker, a long-time campaigner, activist and scholar, died earlier this week.  Many Mancunians (and of course people from much further afield) have benefited over the years from his hard work, his insight and his … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “It’s important not to be a #climate change zealot” #Manchester Thurs 28 Feb

Another Tyndall Manchester Seminar. No need to book – free event! Tyndall Manchester would like to invite you to attend the next talk in our seminar series “It’s important not to be a climate change zealot”: Investigating how politicians understand and act on … Continue reading

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Greta Thunberg’s Facebook post, for those who don’t do FB. #FridaysfortheFuture #Manchester

Below is the full text of a facebook post that Greta Thunberg has put up today. (Thunberg is a 16 year old Swede who has been on strike every Friday from school because this is a fricking emergency, basically). It … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “Europe, crisis and the Environment” Feb 6th, Manchester

This Wednesday, February 6th, from 4pm to 5.30pm, there is an event at the Hanson Room, Humanities Bridgeford Street, University of Manchester. Dr Paul Tobin, who has co-edited a book on this very topic (i.e. “The Impact of the Economic … Continue reading

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Job Alert: Carbon Coop needs a “Full Stack developer”

Yes, I’m not quite sure what that is.  But then, if you don’t know what that means, you’re probably not going to get short-listed, should you apply.  BUT please reshare, retweet, and also send any relevant (must be [Greater] Manchester … Continue reading

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