Monthly Archives: May 2019

Event Report: Green Drinks #Manchester on the “#Climate Emergency”, May 30th @GreenDrinksMCR

About fifty people crammed into the Patagonia store on King Street (no, I didn’t know there was one there either), last night to hear a talk about solutions to the climate emergency.  The event was organised by Green Drinks Manchester … Continue reading

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Interview with #climate activist Jo Murphy. #Manchester #ExtinctionRebellion

The latest interview with an Extinction Rebellion activist – see here for others! My name is Jo Murphy , I’m a 53 yr old mother of 3 and Pilates teacher. When did you first become aware of climate change as … Continue reading

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Climate fictions contest “Anthropo-Scenes”

From here. Climate scientists use models and graphs and maps to tell us what the world might be like in times to come – but telling us what life in those worlds might be like is the role of literary … Continue reading

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Book Review: Remember Tomorrow by Amanda Saint

Book: Remember Tomorrow Author: Amanda Saint Publisher: Retreat West Books Pages:332 How will it turn out? What will the year 2030, 2050 bring? Will things be more or less the same? Will we ‘tech out’ and have robot butlers who … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “Our Money, Our Planet” Participatory Budgeting in #Manchester 16th July

Register for this free event, on the crucial topic of participatory budgeting, here. PB Partners are delivering a series of free events across the UK in response to the Climate Change emergency. Participatory Budgeting is an effective way for local … Continue reading

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Jobs Alert- Sustrans cycling infrastructure 3 project officers sought. …. #Manchester

From here. Project Officer (3 vacancies) Salary: £24, 446 per annum Conditions: 37.5 hours per week – contract to 30 June 2020 Location: based in Leeds or Manchester Reference: SUS2669 Closing date: 10 June 2019 The key purpose of this … Continue reading

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#Climate change – an older person’s perspective

MCFly reporter Pippa Neill conducted an anonymous interview with an 85-year-old woman about her opinions on climate change. 1. What is your opinion on the climate crisis we are currently facing? Television and reporting have made the world a much … Continue reading

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