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

#Climate activist 18-29? Apply for 5 days of inspiration in Austria…

So, this might be good!  It’s being led by someone who knows what he is doing, so probably will be.     P.S. Almost ten years ago, coming back on the train from a climate event in Austria, I had … Continue reading

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Derek Wall, Elinor Ostrom and making a different #Manchester (and planet) Mon 19 Feb.

Green Party activist and political thinker Derek Wall will be in Manchester on Monday 19th February.  He’ll be talking about his new book Elinor Ostrom’s Rules for Radicals: Cooperative Alternatives beyond Markets and States (reviewed here).  You can book your tickets … Continue reading

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Mayor’s Green Summit? What kind of masochist do you think I am? #Manchester

There’s a great Tom Lehrer song called The Masochism Tango. It comes to mind when I think about going to any event “organised” by the so-very-talented people at Manchester Climate Change “Agency” (see here for a 2016 catastrophe, and here … Continue reading

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Upcoming: “From Sweden with care – education and societal change” #Manchester #climate

“From Sweden with care – education and societal change in troubled times” by Isak Stoddard on Thursday 11th January (room C21, Pariser Building, Sackville Street) at 1.00pm. Isak Stoddard, University of Uppsala, Sweden The interconnected crises of climate change and … Continue reading

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Study #climate and ‘transitions’ and ‘circular economy’ at University of #Manchester

I would advise you NOT to say Marc sent you… PhD Scholarship: “Assembling a Circular Economy: A Mixed-methods Approach to Social Processes of Transition” The University of Manchester Qualification type: PhD Location: Manchester Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International … Continue reading

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Of #Manchester City Council and despair

I have been writing the following blog post for years. “Manchester City Council promised to do x by [date]. They refused to say if they had or not, so I submitted a FoIA. They haven’t done x. Isn’t that awful.” … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Kevin Anderson speaking, 23 January. #Manchester

There is a free event (you have to book – here) on Tuesday 23 January 2018 at the Friends Meeting House. The speaker is Professor Kevin Anderson, who will presumably be familiar to all readers of Manchester Climate Monthly. Kevin … Continue reading

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