Category Archives: Event reports

Fridays for Future April 26 in #Manchester – very good report by student journalist

Kelly Nguyen, who is an international digital journalism student at Salford University, has produced a written report and short video about the Fridays for Future gathering at the Central Library on Friday April 26. You can read it- The world is … Continue reading

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Event Report: the diversity of #ExtinctionRebellion #Manchester

Early on Monday evening I attended my first Extinction Rebellion meet up in Manchester. Every Monday from 6pm a group of members meet up at Sandbar on Grosvenor Street. [Next week’s meeting, Monday 29th, is at the Breadshed, nearby. See … Continue reading

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Detailed report on Extinction Rebellion in London by #Manchester activist. #climate #climatebreakdown @ExtinctionR

This below is from Claire Stocks, and is well worth your time.   London Climate Change Protests: what I learnt from four days blocking city streets and why I did it I’m one of 10,000 people who joined protests across … Continue reading

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Event Report: “Letters to the Earth” at #Manchester Royal Exchange #CultureDeclaresEmergency

Last Friday night about 50 Mancunians backed into the Royal Exchange’s Studio to see an unusual and interesting event: the reading of “Letters to the Earth.” The letters were the result of a call out by a new organisation “Culture … 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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The Mayor’s Green Summit – another point of view.

Hannah Knox reflects on the latest example of promising-to-act in Manchester, the Mayor’s Green Summit of March 25th. Last Monday’s Mayor’s Green Summit was the second round of what looks to become an annual ritual of green networking, target setting … Continue reading

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Example 423 of the failure of #climate leadership in #Manchester

When the climate emergency requires our “leaders” to speak loudly, to behave with vigour and clarity, we get… procrastination and muddled-thinking evasiveness.   NFM – Normal For Manchester.   Why do I go to events with titles like  “The development of … Continue reading

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