Category Archives: Campaign Update

Fossil-Free Greater Manchester – who, what, why, when…

Tonight there’s a meeting at the Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount St, on the vital topic of “What Next for Climate Action in Manchester?”  Come for 7pm to mingle, panel discussion starts at 7.30pm. If all the active groups in … Continue reading

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New website/organisation: CircularCityMcr #Manchester #CircularEconomy

Here’s an interview with the founders of a new organisation, CircularCityMcr. Who are you guys? How long  have you been in Manchester? Did you “come for uni and then stayed” like almost everyone else? Circular City MCR is a Manchester … 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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Christian Climate Action – first meeting in #Manchester

Interested in exploring non-violent direct action as part of Christian faith? Christian Climate Action (CCA) is a community of Christians supporting each other in acts of non-violent direct action and public witness, as a way of following Jesus Christ in … Continue reading

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Open letter by Emma Greenwood to #Manchester politicians – “support the #YouthStrike4Climate”

Emma Greenwood is a 15 year-old student from Bury. Because the “adults” have so fundamentally failed on climate change, she – and people like her – are having to step up and take action on climate change.  She has written … Continue reading

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A bluffer’s guide to #Manchester environment & #climate organisations, old and new

A year ago the Manchester environment/climate movement looked like this Today it looks like this   What happened? Three things or four things, imo. That long hot summer and Saddleworth Moor going up in flames Greta Thunberg The IPCC 1.5 … Continue reading

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