Category Archives: Campaign Update

10 years of Manchester Climate Forum/Fortnightly/Monthly. Reflections on #futility, “lessons learned”

Today marks exactly 10 years since the first meeting of “Manchester Climate Forum”. It was held to help explain the implications of the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Professor Kevin Anderson, who has since become … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Fossil Free Greater #Manchester Film showing,Tues 7th Feb

Sign up here – Join us for a free film screening of the acclaimed environmental documentary Do The Math. The film, produced by climate campaigners, highlights the impact the growing fossil fuel divestment movement is having in tackling climate … Continue reading

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Upcoming anti-fracking training: #Manchester 24 Sept

There have been some defining moments in the UK anti-fracking movement this year and big fights against fracking are on the horizon. What better time for an event to provide space for groups to meet, share skills and collaborate with … Continue reading

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Upcoming protest: Grousing about grouse shooting, Hebden Bridge, 12th August

Hebden Bridge people will gather in St Georges Square at 9am on 12th and 13th August to protest the not-so-glorious 12th August, traditionally the start of the grouse shooting season. It is widely accepted that mismanagement of the Walshaw Moor … Continue reading

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“Energy Democracy MCR”

 You fill in this below by going here Energy Democracy MCR: Public Energy Company The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) are planning to establish a publicly owned, municipal energy company. Energy Democracy MCR is a new group seeking to influence … Continue reading

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#Manchester Friends of the Earth – help make cycling safer, better

Manchester City Council is consulting on changes to the Oxford Road cycling corridor scheme.  Manchester Friends of the Earth wants people to write to the Council about some backward changes in ambition. You have until 12th July to respond. Here’s … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: #Salford & floods, Sun 5th June, Greater#Manchester

reposted from the excellent Salford Star AFTER THE BOXING DAY FLOOD SALFORD COMMUNITY SEEKS OWN SOLUTIONS Star date: 31st May 2016NEVER MIND THE FLOOD REPORT DELAY – HERE’S THE DIY SOLUTIONS Floods, Climate Change, Solutions Sunday 5th June 4pm-6:30pm Albert … Continue reading

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