Monthly Archives: December 2021

New paper – MCFly (2021) ““Eco-Socialism Without Guarantees” Journal of Studies, Vol 1, 1

“Eco-Socialism Without Guarantees” Dr M. MCFly (independent scholar) Abstract: We’re toast. That has been clear for quite some time. Who gets to count as “we” is of course of for debate, and how the toast-i-ness came to be “a thing” … Continue reading

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Advertising, Climate Emergencies and @ManCityCouncil flogging the pavements to capitalists.

In July 2019 Manchester City Council declared a climate emergency, forced into it by local activists and FOMO – other big cities in the UK had already done so. Everything was going to change, oh yes. Recently, Manchester City Council … Continue reading

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Manchester City Council forced to admit no progress on “journey” to low carbon asphalt (more to follow)

Manchester City Council’s Highways Department has been forced to admit, again, it is not doing anything about switching to low-carbon asphalt. In response to a request for more complete information the Council has conceded, in response to the question “What … Continue reading

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Manchester City Council #climate boss has no plans to ask “partnership” members to do owt, refuses to explain why she is not holding emergency summits.

Manchester City Council has been forced to admit that it has no plans to ask members of the so-called climate change “partnership” to even put information about the climate emergency on their websites. Further, the Council is refusing to explain … Continue reading

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Manchester Council Highways department STILL doing nothing about low-carbon asphalt, dodging FOIA

A Freedom of Information Act request has revealed that Manchester City Council is still dragging its feet on all aspects of the so–called “Climate Emergency” it was forced to declare in July 2019. There has been NO progress on procuring … Continue reading

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#Manchester Council continues to lie about #climate change

Manchester City Council has once again released fundamentally misleading information about climate change. This will come as no surprise to anyone who remembers that its Comms Team was recently caught lying about its own “carbon literacy” status. (They claimed the … Continue reading

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Job Alert- Sustainability Manager for “Green Space Dark Skies” deadline 20th December

Cool job with Walk the Plank Sustainability Manager – Green Space Dark Skies (part of Unboxed: Creativity in the UK) 1 x Freelance Position Project Fee: £24,000 (fixed fee, for approx. 10-15 days pcm, Jan 22 – Oct 22) Flexible, … Continue reading

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Council environment “leader” holds takes no emergency action on carbon budget blow out.

The person in charge of Manchester’s response to climate change had held precisely ZERO meetings about getting the city vaguely close to its carbon-cutting emissions. A Freedom of Information Act request has revealed the shocking fact that the Executive Member … Continue reading

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Brilliant new report on “#Manchester Airport versus the Carbon Budget”

Climate Emergency Manchester (1) has released a brilliant 15 page report pointing out that an expanding airport (Manchester City Council owns 35.5%, btw) is not compatible with reaching the emissions reductions we need to. You can read their blog post … Continue reading

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