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Monthly Magazine/newsletter about all things climate and resilience in Greater Manchester.

Epic #climate twitter slap down (not #Manchester )

Sometimes you can say a lot in 140 characters…  

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#Manchester City Council’s absorptive capacity – less than zero?

Manchester City Council’s officers and members have shown stunning incompetence since 2009 (well, earlier) on climate change. They have been relentlessly incapable of keeping their own promises, let alone taking on good ideas from outside of the walls of Castle … Continue reading

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Upcoming anti-fracking training: #Manchester 24 Sept

There have been some defining moments in the UK anti-fracking movement this year and big fights against fracking are on the horizon. What better time for an event to provide space for groups to meet, share skills and collaborate with … Continue reading

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Upcoming protest: Grousing about grouse shooting, Hebden Bridge, 12th August

Hebden Bridge people will gather in St Georges Square at 9am on 12th and 13th August to protest the not-so-glorious 12th August, traditionally the start of the grouse shooting season. It is widely accepted that mismanagement of the Walshaw Moor … Continue reading

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“Energy Democracy MCR”

 You fill in this below by going here Energy Democracy MCR: Public Energy Company The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) are planning to establish a publicly owned, municipal energy company. Energy Democracy MCR is a new group seeking to influence … Continue reading

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Job Alert: Ethical Consumer is recruiting #Manchester

Job Vacancy Writer, researcher and co-op member Salary: £13,400 for 30 hours per week. We are looking for a team player to help produce research for publication in our magazine, customised database and websites, and contribute to our growing consultancy … Continue reading

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Is Carbon Literacy Dead? #Manchester retreats from another #climate goal

The goal of giving everyone who lives, works or studies in Manchester a day’s “Carbon Literacy” training looks to be dead in the water. At the July meeting of the Neighbourhoods and Environment Scrutiny Committee, the City Council’s Executive Member for … Continue reading

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