Category Archives: International

Job Alert: #Climate Lead Greater #Manchester, Groundwork £28k, closes 9am 6 April

from here Climate Action Lead Groundwork is a federation of charities mobilising practical community action on poverty and the environment across the UK. In Greater Manchester, our vision is of a greener, more resilient City Region with stronger, healthier communities, … Continue reading

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Your chance to heckle MCFly: Weds 7th June, #Manchester #3MT

Here’s me giving my spiel in the “Three Minute Thesis” heat at University of Manchester Here’s the slide I used.   And… I’m through to the Three Minute Thesis Final to be held on Wednesday June 7, between 2pm and 3:30pm … Continue reading

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Grant Alert: “LIFE” grants from the EU

from here The Commission invites legal persons (entities) registered in the European Union (EU) to present proposals for the 2016 Call for proposals for LIFE Action Grants. The call covers proposals for both LIFE sub-programmes. For the sub-programme for Environment, … Continue reading

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Film: “Solar Nation” Tues 7th June

From facebook I am pleased to invite you to a charity fundraising event featuring a premiere of the short documentary film: ‘Solar Nation’. ***This event is sponsored by who have generously donated over £300 of solar powered equipment which … Continue reading

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#Manchester activist writes on the Lima to Paris #climate talks

Justice or the climate, which would you choose? So the Lima talks have apparently ended in ‘success’. If so you have to ask how much more ‘success’ the planet can take. Twenty two years after the Rio Earth Summit you … Continue reading

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Not #Manchester-based; Petition to save the Arctic — Greenpeace versus Lego (yes, Lego!)

Hi, LEGO are rattled. First our video was removed from Youtube. Hours later, it was put back after thousands of us voiced our outcry! But LEGO are still refusing to meet us. So in 4 days, undercover LEGO agents will … Continue reading

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#Climate change and #Egypt – please forward to anyone in #Manchester with connections there

What does practical solidarity with those on the sharp end of climate change look like? What, beyond sharply reducing developed world emissions, should we be doing?  Any suggestions? Regardless, please circulate this excellent article, which makes good use of the … Continue reading

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6 things Michael Mann wants you to know about the science of #climate change. Read this, #Manchester :P

Michael “Hockey Stick guy” Mann is a very bright and hard-as-nails climate scientist.  He’s been on the receiving end of smears, legal threats, emails hacking and death threats.  This is how the species treats its scientists these days. #stoopidsuicidalspecies Read … Continue reading

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Kevin Anderson, #Manchester #climate prof – “US proposed emission cuts too little too late”

And also Dr Maria Sharmina!!  Cut & pasted from here. An inconvenient truth – US proposed emission cuts too little too late June 2014  A response to the US announcement that the carbon emissions from its power sector will reduce by 30% … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Facepalm: That United States #climate impacts report – #predictableresponse

Least difficult prediction ever.

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