Category Archives: Campaign Update

Young feminists in #climate justice -contributions sought for ‘rooted in care, sustaining movements’.

Calling all Young feminists in climate justice! This is a call for submissions to our 2nd #storytelling project: Rooted in Care, Sustaining Movements! Submit your story via this form  Visit our website for more details Advertisements

Posted in Campaign Update | Leave a comment

Appeal to oppose Drax Power Station’s plans

The campaigning group Biofuelwatch has an urgent campaign to oppose Drax Power Station’s new plans to replace its final two coal units with a much larger power station to burn fossil gas. If Drax’s full plan goes ahead, it would … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign Update | Leave a comment

Fundraising appeal: Family #Fracking Action Court Costs #Manchester

All details from gofundme page   Family Fracking Action Court Costs On 12th July 2017 three generations of one family and a wonderful crew of friends carried out an action at the Cuadrilla fracking site at Preston New Road in … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign Update, Fracking | 2 Comments

Of #Manchester City Council and despair

I have been writing the following blog post for years. “Manchester City Council promised to do x by [date]. They refused to say if they had or not, so I submitted a FoIA. They haven’t done x. Isn’t that awful.” … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign Update, capacity building | Leave a comment

Greater Manchester Pension Fund and fossil fuels – #divestment #climate #yoursay by November 19

The Greater Manchester Pension Fund has almost £1.8bn invested in fossil fuel companies, more than any other local government pension fund in the UK.  That is the money that Fund members have paid in to secure their future, not to … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign Update | Leave a comment

Interview: What are ‘Climate Cultures’ (dot net)?

ClimateCultures.net – creative conversations for the Anthropocene is a new project trying to connect artists, thinkers, doers, ‘ordinary people’ around, well, climate change. MCFly interviewed its founder, Mark Goldthorpe, via the wonders of email. The complete interview is here below. … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign Update, capacity building | 1 Comment

Carbon Coop – “transition is complex, and we want to run events reflecting that”

Readers of MCFly and another site will know that bad meetings – where hardly anyone can ‘meet’ because the organisers are in effect feeding the attendees to the speakers as ‘egofodder’ – are a sore point. So few of the … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign Update, Upcoming Events | 1 Comment