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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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Ocean acidification – interview with Professor Jason Hall-Spencer in #Manchester, 6th October

See also: ‘Jacuzzi vents’ model C02 future Wikipedia article on ocean acidification And in yesterday’s issue of the excellent “Daily Climate” news feed Past measurements may have missed massive ocean warming Fish failing to adapt to rising carbon dioxide levels … Continue reading

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How to save the world? Of blogging, beauty and slow-motion epiphanies (Interview with Dave Pollard)

Here’s an interview with Dave Pollard, the author of a very very useful and provocative (in the best sense!) blog called “How to Save the World.” Low carbon cultures look like this, not ecological modernisation and “green airports.”  1) When … Continue reading

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#Manchester #climate boss Kate Chappell on cycling, the coming Great Car Debate and much else

Councillor Kate Chappell is the Manchester City Council’s Executive Member for the Environment.” Here’s an interview, conducted Tuesday 8th April,  that touches upon “highway bores” (a good thing), potholes (a bad thing), the coming debate on the role of the … Continue reading

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