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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Barclays Bank #climate protest, Sat 25th May #Manchester

Manchester Momentum joined with XR and other environmental supporting groups on Saturday 25th May as part of international action targeting Barclays bank. Barclays was the target as they are the worst bank in Europe for funding the fossil fuel industry, … Continue reading

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Carnival of Creatures, Sat 1st June – volunteers needed! #Manchester #climate

This below from Rose Arnold, part of Rising Up! Manchester Families, about the upcoming Carnival of Creatures… The creatures are waiting…volunteers needed to bring them to life.  We have loads of beautiful animals and insect puppets and masks loaned from … Continue reading

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Fossil-Free Greater Manchester – who, what, why, when…

Tonight there’s a meeting at the Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount St, on the vital topic of “What Next for Climate Action in Manchester?”  Come for 7pm to mingle, panel discussion starts at 7.30pm. If all the active groups in … Continue reading

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