Category Archives: Fun

Merry Atheistmas #Manchester – Santa versus coal…

h/t Jez!

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Upcoming: MCFly editor in “Three Minute Thesis” final, Weds 8 June, talking on #climate

#Shamelessselfpromotion I am doing a PhD at University of Manchester.  I am doing it on the Australian Coal Industry and climate change.  (I wanted to do an ethnographic study of Manchester’s climate policy-makers, but for reasons that defy explanation, I … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Bat walk and survey #Manchester 1st June

Bat Walk & Survey at Birley Wednesday, 1st June 2016 Time: 9-11pm Join us & the South Lancashire Bat Group for a guided walk around Birley and nearby Hulme to find out more about bats and hopefully hear some of the … Continue reading

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“Movement-building” group cancels its #Manchester meeting, doesn’t tell new folk. #Typical

Movement-building is, I think we all agree, an Important Thing. Involving so-called ‘new’ people (who may often have extensive experience in other fields, or other times), is clearly at the core of building a mass movement to overthrow the evil … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “When Tomorrow Becomes Yesterday” #music #climate #Manchester

Free tickets here. “Join us at this one-off free event to listen to a group of leading songwriters – Jo Mango, Louis Abbott (Admiral Fallow), and Craig B (A Mote of Dust) – who will premiere a series of brand … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “The End is Nigh” Apocalyptic Musical Comedy #Manchester 6 May

JONNY & THE BAPTISTS: THE END IS NIGH Fri 6 May | The Lowry, Salford A new musical comedy about climate change, family, friendship, political action and environmental disaster – from the multi-award-nominated Radio 4 comedy stars. **** ‘Superbly crafted… very … Continue reading

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Predictions about the #climate rally in #Manchester today

As a trainee (social) scientist, I’m gonna make some predictions about the climate rally today. Based on my theories that the climate movement is an exemplar of the Smugosphere – that place where we do things because we can and … Continue reading

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