Category Archives: hustings

Cartoon; Cat’s on the Internet #climate

Marc Roberts, the genius cartoonist who draws up a storm for Manchester Climate Monthly, has started a new strip.  It’s called “Cat’s on the Internet.” No website yet, but you can follow the adventures of the cat (called Delilah) on … Continue reading

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Danger-ous amounts of cycling to be done!

Lucy Danger, CEO of Emerge Recycling, kindly chaired the pre-election debate MCFly hosted in April.  She’s doing a loooong  bike ride, and one of the Emerge volunteers has written a blog post about where and why. We’re cross-posting it below… … Continue reading

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Pre-election survey: Candidates ambivalent about the Airport

Manchester Friends of the Earth has conducted a survey about the environmental positions of candidates standing in the May 3rd local authority elections. You can read the results here – http://www.scribd.com/doc/91350632/2012-Local-Election-Report-MFoE One thing that leaps out on an initial skim … Continue reading

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Event Report: Tues April 17th Climate Hustings

On Tuesday 17th April around 50 people gathered in the Friends Meeting House to watch representatives of Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the Greens answer the question “Is Manchester City Council taking the right action on climate change?” At the … Continue reading

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Climate Hustings – never mind the ballots

Around 50 people gathered in Central Manchester last night at a debate and “q and a session” on the topic “Is Manchester City Council taking the right action on climate change?” Chaired by Lucy Danger of Emerge, the panel consisted … Continue reading

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Youtube: A “progress” report on the Climate Change Action Plan

Did we mention the Tuesday 17th election hustings at the Friends Meeting House? From 7pm for mingling etc, 7.30pm start. Tickets here. Here’s a four minute video explaining a bit about the Manchester Climate Change Action Plan. If you’re coming … Continue reading

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Climate Hustings: “What I hope happens” by Green Party panellist

We’ve asked each of the panellists for the Tuesday April 17th climate hustings (book here!) (Cllr Nigel Murphy, Cllr Marc Ramsbottom and Brian Candeland) for a brief statement on 200 word or so article on why they’re coming (beyond “I … Continue reading

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