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The danger of “Activist Vuvuzela”. Interview on #climate, #ExtinctionRebellion and much else

Calum is a 40 year old husband, father to two boys who lives in Stockport.  He kindly agreed to answer questions put to him by email.  The answers are thoughtful, provocative and useful.  Comments welcome, but nowt ad hominem please! 1. … Continue reading

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Interview with an academic: Stuart Capstick #climate #engagement researcher

MCFly is going to interview some researchers (and activists?) about the Big Questions.  Here is Stuart Capstick (biog at the bottom) What has your climate research entailed?  What have been some surprising findings? My background is in Psychology, and my … Continue reading

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Interview: Andrew Dana Hudson and #climate artwork #solarpunk

Every Friday (except when I forget) I’ll post something ‘cultural’ about climate change. To kick that off, here’s an email interview with Andrew Dana Hudson (own website)(no relation) on his WW2-themed climate posters. Could you say a little about your … Continue reading

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New co-chair of #Manchester Green Party interviewed

Manchester Green Party has an Annual General Meeting last week.  It now has two new co-chairs, Matt Schreibke and Astrid Johnson.   Both have agreed to answer a few questions from MCFly.  Matt’s answers are below, Astrid’s will follow next week.The … Continue reading

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Video: Professor Kevin Anderson on fossil fuel subsidies, regime resistance and optimism

Second part of the recent interview with Professor Kevin Anderson, touching on (false) optimism, fossil fuel subsidies (IMF 5.3 trillion subsidies),  regime resistance and coping strategies. Lissa Johnson’s article about optimism. That Machiavelli quote – There is nothing more difficult … Continue reading

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Professor Kevin Anderson on INDCs, IAMs, BECCS and much else!

Here’s another part of the interview with Professor Kevin Anderson. It covers some of the same ground as what has already been posted (see below for explanation)- the inadequacy of the Intended Nationally-Determined Contributions (the pledges for Paris), but goes … Continue reading

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Professor Kevin Anderson on climate change, the Paris meeting etc (video interview)

We need a low carbon culture (and we need you to help define it first). And part of a low carbon culture is going to be paying attention to the science – the amount of carbon dioxide we have been … Continue reading

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