Category Archives: humour

All the Council’s horses, and all the Council’s men* #climate #irrevocable

From the awesome Skeptical Science * for “men”, read “staff”

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“Official; it’s too hot to do any work” #humour @thedailymash

The ever-reliable Daily Mash has the news story we’ve all been waiting for! It is too hot to do any work, warn experts 10-07-13 LEADING scientists have warned Britons not to attempt doing any work today. Over the past week … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Pentagon plans for mass dissent, #pentagon, #police state, #climate change

From MCFly cartoonist Marc Roberts…                                 Realising the enormous inevitable strains that will be imposed upon the US by Climate Change, the Pentagon braces itself … Continue reading


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#Manchester City Council faces closure threat in cuts crisis

The top political distraction in Manchester could be shut down in a new cuts crisis. Manchester City Council may close under plans being considered by the National Coalition Government. The Albert Square archive , known for the extreme age of … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Graphs and equations, equations and graphs

This cartoon puts the pending ecological debacle in context, doesn’t it?

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MCFly co-editors in “Applying For Steering Group Chair role” shocker #Manchester #climate #acretinfuture

Sadly, the role of chair of the Stakeholder Steering Group has become vacant. We have decided to apply for it. There’s no money, it’s for the honour of the role (and the shoulder-rubbing-with-the-great-and-the-good). We have asked, repeatedly, who will be … Continue reading

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#Manchester EveNews #climate reporting #virgin on ridiculous. Same story, consecutive days #pressrelease #churnalism

All the way back in 2006 Manchester Evening News thundered in an editorial that “Going green must be our top priority.” Their main contribution appears to be recycling.  Sadly, that effort is the recycling of … press releases.  Ahead of … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Facepalm: Renewable Energy conference cancelled due to lack of interest

Hat-tip to “We Are All Wotan.” The alphaville blog is here. UPDATE 28.3.2013 – And as if by magic, the Sustainable Consumption Institute newsletter comes out today, with this – The impact of the financial–economic crisis on sustainability transitions: Financial … Continue reading

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Musical chairs at the Steering Group #Manchester #Climate #acretinfuture

We here at MCFly will be submitting our CV (asking for job-share). Why not have a bash at it yourselves… Could you Chair Our Certain Future? The Steering Group for Manchester: A Certain Future is a group of voluntary stakeholders … Continue reading

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#Manchester Evening News loves #climate press release so much that they print it twice. #epicfail

This, from the Manchester Evening News of Weds 20th March, speaks for itself. And here is the press release they got it from.  

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