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Was print format from 2012 to 13. Now web only. All things climate and resilience in (Greater) Manchester.

Upcoming Event: Community Energy Futures – #Manchester 28 September

Exploring the future of Community Energy in the UK Dr. Carly McLachlan, Tyndall Centre, University of Manchester and Andrew Hunt, Oldham Council Community energy was once the darling of UK Energy Policy, with its very own Department of Energy and … Continue reading

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#Manchester City Council #climate action updates are delivered to…

For years Manchester Climate Monthly pushed for the Council to produce monthly updates of its “progress” on climate change.  Eventually a councillor managed to get them to promise quarterly reports.  MCFly then had to push the Council to keep the … Continue reading

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#Manchester City Council promises #climate events – doesn’t deliver

The cycle continues.  Bureaucrats promise a series of actions.  Councillors on a scrutiny committee rouse themselves from their (metaphorical) slumber to say “great”.  Months later there’s a table produced that purports to show what’s going on.  So-called scrutiny committees don’t, … Continue reading

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Job Alert: Comms for Greater #Manchester Waste Disposal Authority

via Communications and Behavioural Change Officer Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority Manchester £23,398 – £24,964 pa Paid • Full Time • Permanent 07795 158 558 Jennifer Baker Sectors: sustainability, environmental education Closing date: Monday, 11 September 2017 Post Title: Communications and … Continue reading

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Shock News: Richard Leese is… Carbon Literate

He launched it in 2012.  “Carbon Literacy” was going to be rolled out to everyone who lived worked or studied in Manchester (that’s a million people).  There would be an online component and face to face training.  And what example … Continue reading

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Greater #Manchester Pension Fund investments helping to kill off Great Barrier Reef.

Greater Manchester Pension Fund has significant holdings in an Indian company whose proposed coal mine in Queensland would be a further nail in the coffin of the Great Barrier Reef. According to a new report by Fossil Free Greater Manchester, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Beginner’s Guide to Retrofit 13 Sept. #CarbonCoop #Manchester

BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RETROFIT – SEPT 2017 Wednesday, 13 September 2017 from 18:30 to 20:30 (BST) URBED (Urbanism Environment and Design) Ltd 10 Little Lever Street M1 1HR Manchester United Kingdom View Map Learn about energy efficiency and making home improvements … Continue reading

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