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@kidlit4climate – who, what, how you can get involved #YouthStrike4Climate #climate

Emma Reynolds, the brains behind @kidlit4climate kindly answered Manchester Climate Monthly’s questions. Tell us a little about yourself – who are you, how did you get into the children’s illustrator/author job, what have been some of your books/projects? Hi! My … Continue reading

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£5k “projects that matter” crowd funding campaign launched

From email: To celebrate the Mayor’s Green Summit, Crowdfunder has teamed up with M&S Energy to award £5,000 to two crowdfunding projects in Greater Manchester. The ‘Projects that matter: Greater Manchester’ campaign is being launched to find meaningful projects across … Continue reading

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When is a boycott not a boycott? Renewables Conference to happen at Shell-sponsored MOSI… #Manchester #climate

Last September the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry took sponsorship money from the oil giant Shell, and got accused of hypocrisy for its troubles.  Partners in its “science festival withdrew in protest.  Manchester’s Carbon Coop has set up a … Continue reading

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The Daily (Hate) Mail and #climate change, a response. #YouthStrikeforClimate #FridaysfortheFuture #climatebreakdown

The Daily Mail.  Words enough to send a chill up the spine of any actually sentient being.  And of course, they report the school strike with a headline that sums up, well, a lot. “Fury as headteachers BACK pupil strike … Continue reading

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Press Release: Growing Wave of #Climate Protest in #Manchester

The growing wave of climate protest continued in Manchester on Friday 16 November, when 15 people from across the area gathered in St. Peters Square near Manchester Town Hall.   They were inspired by the example of 15 year old Swedish … 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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