Category Archives: Energy

Upcoming Event: Energise , Sat 16th November in #Manchester

In a couple of weeks there’ll be a day of workshops and talks designed to help folks learn more about retrofitting their houses to improve energy efficiency. You can find out more about the event – and register for it … Continue reading

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PhD opportunity: The Social Lives of Batteries and New Energy Materials

Hello Manchester Climate people – some of you will know students and wannabe students who might be interested in this – do pass it on to them!   The Social Lives of Batteries and New Energy Materials 3 year, fully … Continue reading

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Event report: Shell’s “dialogue” at MOSI more of a capture and store kinda thing… #Manchester #climate #greenwash

This is a guest post from the “Shell Out” campaign It’s good to talk? Concerned Mancunians were barred from the Shell Energy Dialogue at Museum of Science and Industry last night. Since August 2018, Shell Out! have been campaigning against … Continue reading

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Interview on carbon capture with #Manchester #climate scientist, ahead of Tues 20 Nov seminar

Next Tuesday, 20th November, Dr Clair Gough of the Tyndall Centre Manchester is giving a seminar about Biomass Energy with CCS: unlocking negative emissions.  It’s free to attend, no need to book. Dr Gough kindly answered some questions about BECCS … 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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Upcoming event: Hacking the Future of Energy. #Manchester 2-4 November.

from carbon coop website.   Hacking the Future of Energy Join us to explore, develop and win funds for your solution to the energy crisis. Apply now Friday 2nd Nov – Sunday 4th Nov / Manchester / Ages 16+ / Free … Continue reading

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#Manchester retrofit – survey by post-grad student, help needed #climate

Jackie Owino is a postgraduate student in the University of Salford studying MSc. Safety, Health and Environment Management.  She is passionate about environmental sustainability, and is seeking owner-occupiers of houses in Manchester to respond to a survey (you can take … Continue reading

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Petition about Gas Storage (not #Manchester)

Here’s the petition Petition: Debate effect of pumping out brine at Fleetwood on marine life and livelihoods   Here’s the details – STOP HALITE ENERGY PUMPING OUT TOXIC BRINE AT ROSSALL, FLEETWOOD, & DESTROYING MARINE LIFE AND LIVELIHOODS IN AND … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: #Levenshulme, Community Energy, #Manchester 27 Jan

reposted from here Levenshulme takes on energy efficiency retrofit and community energy! This January Carbon Co-op will be meeting in Levenshulme where the support for community energy and retrofit is growing. We will be joined by Ed Cox (IPPR North) … Continue reading

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Repost: An energy system vision for a community energy-led future?

So, Jonathan Atkinson of Carbon Coop does some Deep Thinking about the future of energy. A good (19ish minute) read… An energy system vision for a community energy-led future? The energy transition is happening, what needs to be discussed now … Continue reading

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