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

“Cancelling quarterly #climate reports the right decision, sends the right message” says #Manchester Environment boss.

Councillor Angeliki Stogia, the Executive Member for the Environment of Manchester City Council, has stated baldly that cancelling the quarterly climate reports was the right decision. It sends, she says, the right message about how seriously Manchester City Council takes … Continue reading

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Greater #Manchester Environment boss not “carbon literate.” Stockport Council spends £0 on carbon literacy

Councillor Alex Ganotis is the leader of Stockport Council. He is also the Mayor’s lead on all things ‘green’.  (That ‘Mayor’s Green Summit’ farce in March was his baby).  He’s the one who did the 40 minute slick powerpoint presentation … Continue reading

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Interview on carbon capture with #Manchester #climate scientist, ahead of Tues 20 Nov seminar

Next Tuesday, 20th November, Dr Clair Gough of the Tyndall Centre Manchester is giving a seminar about Biomass Energy with CCS: unlocking negative emissions.  It’s free to attend, no need to book. Dr Gough kindly answered some questions about BECCS … Continue reading

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#Manchester “Fridays for the Future” Protest #climate

Facebook event here, if you want to give your details to GCHQ directly rather than indirectly.   From 11.30 to 1.30, Friday 16th November A peaceful and quiet gathering to protest our ‘leaders’ lack of action or urgency in the … Continue reading

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Interview with Carbon Coop about ‘mPower’ etc.

Earlier this week Jonathan Atkinson of Carbon Coop attended a meeting, organised by the Transnational Institute and Corporate Europe Observatory, about municipal power.  MCFly emailed some questions…. 1. So, yet another Carbon Coop junket to Europe.  What was THIS one … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: “Biomass Energy with CCS: unlocking negative emissions” #Manchester Tues 20 Nov

Tuesday 20th November (room C21, Pariser Building, Sackville Street) at 1.00pm.  Biomass Energy with CCS: unlocking negative emissions Dr Clair Gough, Tyndall Centre, University of Manchester There is growing and significant dependence on biomass energy and carbon capture and storage (BECCS) in future … Continue reading

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More horseshit from #Manchester Council on #climate

It’s groundhog day again.  Every two or three years another glossy document full of horseshit is waved through a “scrutiny” committee on its way to Manchester City Council’s Executive.  You can (in theory, if you want reasons to kill yourself) … Continue reading

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