Monthly Archives: March 2019

“Do More Faster!” says #Climate “Action” “Network” re #GMGreenCity

Manchester and Greater Manchester bureaucrats and poltiicians have been making shiny promises about climate change for more than ten years.  After a couple of years, when it becomes clear that the old promises haven’t been kept they a) blame someone … Continue reading

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Interview with Ishaa Asim, #climate activist. #YouthStrike4Climate #SchoolStrike4Climate

Ishaa Asim, a member of the Manchester Youth Council, kindly answered some questions about her activities. See here for an interview with Emma Greenwood, and here for one with George Hassall. Was the March 15th event bigger than you thought? … Continue reading

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#Manchester councillors asked to explain position on #SchoolStrike4Climate #climate

Following up from this morning’s story about Manchester City Council failing to meet a deadline to respond to a request for information about its cstance on the climate strikes, comes this:  Parents of children who are taking part in these … Continue reading

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#Manchester City Council breaks law on #climate FoIA about #SchoolsStrike4Climate

Manchester City Council has not disclosed its stance on the Climate Strikes, while simultaneously talking up just “how much it is doing” on climate change. On February 13th, before the first School Strike, the following request for information was sent- … Continue reading

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What might allyship with young #climate activists look like? #YouthStrike4Climate #oldfartclimateadvice

What does it mean to stand in solidarity with youth who are on strike for their futures? How do old farts who have been failing (or doing nothing) on climate change behave usefully in the coming months and years? What … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: Australia’s #climate policy debacle & wider lessons. #Manchester Thurs 28 March #Tyndall

Another Tyndall Centre seminar! Tyndall Manchester invite you to attend the next talk in our seminar series “Enacting inertia”: The Australian climate policy debacle and its global relevance by Marc Hudson, on Thursday 28th March (room C21, Pariser Building, Sackville Street) at 1.00pm. “Enacting inertia”: The Australian … Continue reading

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£5k “projects that matter” crowd funding campaign launched

From email: To celebrate the Mayor’s Green Summit, Crowdfunder has teamed up with M&S Energy to award £5,000 to two crowdfunding projects in Greater Manchester. The ‘Projects that matter: Greater Manchester’ campaign is being launched to find meaningful projects across … Continue reading

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