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

Christian Climate Action, solastalgia and Manchester: Interview with Hannah Malcolm

Hannah Malcolm is a theologian, living in Moss Side. Today at Eco Fest in Whalley Range she gave a talk on solastalgia, climate grief and the Church. Afterwards, she kindly sat down and gave a short video interview about the … Continue reading

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Better Buses campaign for Greater #Manchester

Pascale from the Better Buses campaign kindly answered some questions about the Better Buses campaign and how you can get involved… 1. When was the Better Buses campaign set up, by who? Who is supporting it? The campaign was set … Continue reading

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The proposed format of “What Next for Climate Action in Manchester?” Thurs 23 May – comments sought.

Next Thursday, 23rd May there’s an exciting and potentially extremely useful meeting in Manchester. Held at the Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount St (behind the Central Library) it’s called “What Next for Climate Action in Manchester?” and will have five … Continue reading

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No change on environment and climate roles at #Manchester City Council

At 10AM this morning in the Manchester Town Hall, the Annual meeting of the Manchester City Council took place. During this meeting a new Lord Mayor, Abid Latif Chohan was elected. Angeliki Stogia was also re-elected as the Executive Member … Continue reading

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Prof Kevin Anderson on @GretaThunberg: “she cuts through the fluff and nonsense”

Professor Kevin Anderson has praised the 16 year old Swedish school student Greta Thunberg, for her communication skills, subtle humour and ability to cut through “fluff and nonsense.” During a wide-ranging interview on Monday 13th May, Anderson, of the University … Continue reading

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Interview with Hannah Malcolm, initiator of Christian Climate Action in #Manchester #solastalgia

The latest “interview with an activist” – this time with Hannah Malcolm 1. Who are you? (background, education, whatever you think is relevant) I live in Moss Side/Rusholme (Moss Side for voting, Rusholme on Google Maps!) with my spouse and … Continue reading

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Interview with Professor Kevin Anderson on the IPCC, @ExtinctionR, Greta Thunberg, hope and much else

Professor Kevin Anderson has spoken out on the IPCC’s 1.5 degree report, the deafening silence of most academics on the climate emergency, Greta Thunberg and much else.  With his typical robustness, Kevin argues that there is much to be done, … Continue reading

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