Monthly Archives: March 2019

First reflections on the Mayor’s Green Summit – #Manchester always has done a good conference #GMGreenCity

By our middle aged guest-columnist from Stockport I’ve been to quite a few climate conferences in Manchester over the years. Remember the send-off we all gave Ed Miliband before he went off to fight the good fight in Copenhagen at … Continue reading

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Interview with youth #climate striker Alex Davies #SchoolStrike4Climate #YouthStrike4Climate

Following on from interviews with Emma Greenwood, George Hassall and Ishaa Asim, Alex Davies, a Stockport Member of Youth Parliament  Was today (the March 15th strike) bigger than you thought? What was your favourite thing about it?  Whilst I was … Continue reading

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2020 – How we started winning in #Manchester

[The text below is an attempt to think through how, a year from now, “we” might be in a far better place than we are now.  Please share it, comment on it, share it, write your own versions. This is … Continue reading

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Chief Exec of #Manchester City Council- Still. Not. “Carbon. Literate.” #climate

For the last two years the Chief Executive of Manchester City Council has been saying she would soon undertake “carbon literacy” training.  A recent Freedom of Information Act request that she… still hasn’t. The chief exec, Joanne Roney, spoke recently … Continue reading

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@kidlit4climate – who, what, how you can get involved #YouthStrike4Climate #climate

Emma Reynolds, the brains behind @kidlit4climate kindly answered Manchester Climate Monthly’s questions. Tell us a little about yourself – who are you, how did you get into the children’s illustrator/author job, what have been some of your books/projects? Hi! My … Continue reading

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Things to know about Angeliki Stogia #GMGreenCity

You’ll hear a lot from/about Angeliki Stogia, the Executive Member for the Environment today.  But perhaps not this. “Cancelling quarterly #climate reports the right decision, sends the right message” says #Manchester Environment boss. Posted on November 15, 2018 by manchesterclimatemonthly Councillor … Continue reading

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Things to know about Andy Burnham #GMGreenCity

You’ll hear a lot about and from Andy Burnham today. But possibly not this. Andy Burnham says we all will have to reduce our #carbon footprints. Flies to/from Paris. Twice. #climate #Manchester That was last year.  Recently, the Good Mayor was … Continue reading

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