Category Archives: education

Funny 4 min video about #Climate Change, denial and science #comedygold

Via the Skeptical Science website.

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Competition, co-operation and what we do after the apocalypse, in #Manchester and beyond

Person A “Whether the story is true (I am inherently suspicious), the underlying point is well made. Marketeers, economists etc have to work very VERY hard to suppress our co-operative instincts and only valorise our competitive ones. It enrages them … Continue reading

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iGas get permission to #frack in Albert Square, central #Manchester

UPDATE: This.  And please read all the way to the bottom, including the comments. Controversial fossil fuel company iGas, currently packing up its exploratory well at Barton Moss, has been given the go-ahead to look for shale gas in the … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Facepalm: Wyoming nixes climate education because “social implications” (and economic ones)

Here’s the new climate adaptation strategy. Stick your fingers in your ears and shout “LA LA LA NOT LISTENING” as loud and long as you can.  Pass it on…   http://trib.com/news/local/education/wyoming-first-state-to-block-new-science-standards/article_5d0ec624-6b50-5354-b015-ca2f5f7d7efe.html

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#Climate denialism – what, how, why, who. Video by #Manchester bigmouth

After I published an interview with the excellent blogger over at “And Then There’s Physics” there were some brief and exceptionally useful exchanges with a few people (some more than others), on the D word…  I promised a video. Voila. … Continue reading

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Free e-Course: Everything You Need to Know About Climate Change in a Nutshell

This free self-paced e-learning course covers 6 modules including climate science, policy, adaptation, mitigation, finance and planning. It provides 10-12 hours of interactive learning and uses a mix of different approaches including visuals, explanatory text, videos, and quiz questions.  Learners … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: #Manchester Sustainable Schools Conference Thurs 27 Feb

Manchester’s Sustainable Schools Conference   Date: Thursday 27 February 2014  9.15am – 2.30pm.     Venue: Bridge 5 Mill, Beswick Street, Manchester, M4 7HR. This year the conference will be focusing on ‘Future Proofing’: exploring creative solutions to a changing … Continue reading

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