Category Archives: Extinction Rebellion

Clean air, toxic men and morbid symptoms in #Manchester

This Council is ugly as a dog that has been chasing too many parked cars. Even if the parked cars are, as our exalted life-time leader points out, “are zero emissions, they’re only a problem when they move.” Manchester City  … Continue reading

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“We are the Northern Powerhouse” #ExtinctionRebellion #Manchester 30 Aug- 4 Sept

This via an email list: THE NORTH RISES UP! JOIN THE NORTHERN REBELLION Rebels, you’re invited to a civil summer… It’s finally the North’s turn to rise up for the climate and ecological emergency. To keep up the momentum after … Continue reading

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Interview with #climate activist Jo Murphy. #Manchester #ExtinctionRebellion

The latest interview with an Extinction Rebellion activist – see here for others! My name is Jo Murphy , I’m a 53 yr old mother of 3 and Pilates teacher. When did you first become aware of climate change as … Continue reading

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Guest post by Extinction Rebellion activist about her time in London

The following is by Pia, who lives in South Manchester.   I went down with my mum and her friend. I wasn’t sure what to expect because I hadn’t been to anything related to Extinction Rebellion before, but my mum … Continue reading

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Global warming, local swarming; or “Does this clown EVER shut up?” #oldfartclimateadvice

In a recent blog post that seems to have provoked at least one four-letter response, I promised to give yet more unsolicited advice, on how I would design and execute “a meeting for 200 people that involved new people, old … 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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The moment of maximum danger – What next for #ExtinctionRebellion in #Manchester? #unsolicitedadvice #oldfartclimateadvice

More and more talk of climate change in the papers, on the news. New documentaries that cut through the public’s lack of awareness. Soothing words come from the politicians, but the Prime Minister has become a weakened figure, everyone counting … Continue reading

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