Category Archives: carbon literacy training

Manchester City Council refuses to make database of carbon literacy training public

Back in 2009 Manchester City Council said that everyone who lived, worked or studied in Manchester would receive a day of carbon literacy training (an online and face-to-face thing) by the end of 2013. In late 2012 Council leader Richard … Continue reading

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#Manchester Carbon Literacy debacle – no Senior Management Team take training

Manchester City Council has a ‘Senior Management Team’ made up of ten well-paid bureaucrats.  How many of them has done the ‘carbon literacy training’  that is supposed to help Manchester become a low carbon culture?  Well, in February the answer … Continue reading

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Shock News: Richard Leese is… Carbon Literate

He launched it in 2012.  “Carbon Literacy” was going to be rolled out to everyone who lived worked or studied in Manchester (that’s a million people).  There would be an online component and face to face training.  And what example … Continue reading

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No plans to train Council staff in carbon literacy… #Manchester #climate #debacle

So, in January the Executive Member for the Environment told a committee of councillors that she was taking personal charge of carbon literacy training. Six weeks later MCFly requested, among other things;  A copy of the document/documents that exist that … Continue reading

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Only 1 of the 10 members of #Manchester Council Senior Management Team is carbon literate #climate

“There have been no changes to the carbon literacy status of [Strategic Management Team ] in this period.” That’s the bald response to a Freedom of Information Act request submitted by Manchester Climate Monthly to Manchester City Council. Which means, … Continue reading

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#Manchester Council Environment Executive member Rosa Battle still not carbon literate

Last year Manchester Labour Party went to the local elections with this in their manifesto Seven months later, in early January 2017 the Executive Member for the Environment Rosa Battle told a committee of councillors that she was taking personal … Continue reading

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Manchester City Council trains zero councillors in carbon literacy since February 2015.

Manchester City Council has trained precisely one zero councillors since November 2014 in carbon literacy. MCFly submitted a FoIA asking for “A monthly break down of how many council members have been trained, from the first one successfully trained, up … Continue reading

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