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

New report: Unreported and harmful emissions from incinerators across England

Harmful emissions from incinerators are going unreported says new research which highlights serious public health failings. Copies of the full report can be read here: http://ukwin.org.uk/bin The new report reveals: • Incinerators exceed pollution reporting thresholds, but due to a loophole … Continue reading

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Save the world and get 20 quid (esp. men…)

please share… PARTICIPANTS WANTED FROM AROUND THE UK £20 GIFT VOUCHER FOR COMPLETION OF STUDY Would you like to do more to tackle climate change and poverty? Do you find it difficult to respond to these global challenges in your … Continue reading

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Lucy Powell and “carbon literacy”- no answers yet… #manchester #climate

The Labour Party’ MP Lucy Powell (Manchester Central) has repeatedly declined to say whether she has completed the much-vaunted “carbon literacy” training that various people in Manchester seem to think is worth a bucket of warm spit. On 26 June … Continue reading

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More toxic Greater #Manchester air looms. Silence from Andy Burnham…

So, months on from the world-changing “Green Summit” it turns out that the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, is not responding to legitimate questions from the Breath Clean Air Group (sent on the 24th June – see below).  What … Continue reading

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#saddleworthfire – #climate change increases risk, requires management, says 2010 paper

So, back in 2010 academic research was published by researchers at Manchester Business School and Manchester Metropolitan University.   You can read the whole thing here. MCFly sez: We are an exceptionally technologically advanced, and even more exceptionally stupid species.  … Continue reading

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Saddleworth Moor fire – Wildlife Trusts response #Manchester #pressrelease

So, if you are in Manchester you can probably smell and taste Saddleworth Moor right now. If you’re asthmatic, for god’s sake, have your inhalers on you, and make sure people know what to do if you get unwell.  Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Permaculture Convergence 2018 – #Manchester 20-23 September

from here – https://www.permaculture.org.uk/convergence-2018 National Permaculture Convergence Tickets available now! The National Permaculture Convergence, organised by the Permaculture Association, will be taking place in Hulme, Manchester from 20 – 23 September. The convergence is bursting with opportunities for learning, networking … Continue reading

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