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Of #Manchester and its carbon budget – interview with Dr Joe Blakey

Dr Joe Blakey is a Lecturer in Geography at The University of Manchester. His research focuses on the ways in which carbon accounting shapes politics surrounding decarbonisation. He also works with the Manchester CO2 Monitoring Group to maintain the aviation … Continue reading

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Interview: Clive Lord of Basic Citizens’ Income…

Describe a little about who you are (where/when born, jobs done etc), and when you first became involved in ‘environmental’ issues I grew up in Lancashire. Being 84, I was at junior school during WW2. My mother died suddenly, and … Continue reading

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Great Ancoats St petition – questions answered! #Manchester #cycling

Some MCFly readers will already have signed the petition calling on Manchester City Council to change course on its Ancoats St plans, and actually, you know, have cycle lanes. Below is an interview with Nick Hubble, who set up the … Continue reading

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Interview about community-building with Shelly Quinton-Hulme #Stretford

This interview, with Shelly Quinton-Hulme, is WELL worth your time. I’ve done that annoying thing where I screengrab a page (see below) to tease you, but you need on this link to go through to the Climate Emergency Manchester site, … Continue reading

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Interview with Rebecca Stacey, first headteacher in UK to undertake “EduCCate” training

Rebecca Stacey, the head teach er of Castle Carrock School, kindly agreed to an interview 1. Tell us a little about yourself – where did you grow up, when and why did you decide you wanted to be a teacher? … Continue reading

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Interview with the Bishop of #Manchester on #climate, direct action and much else

The Bishop of Manchester, David Walker, has told Manchester Climate Monthly that there has been significant change in the last five years on climate change, but much much more remains to be done. Crucially, he pointed out that “things we … Continue reading

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Interview with #climate activist Jo Murphy. #Manchester #ExtinctionRebellion

The latest interview with an Extinction Rebellion activist – see here for others! My name is Jo Murphy , I’m a 53 yr old mother of 3 and Pilates teacher. When did you first become aware of climate change as … Continue reading

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#Climate change – an older person’s perspective

MCFly reporter Pippa Neill conducted an anonymous interview with an 85-year-old woman about her opinions on climate change. 1. What is your opinion on the climate crisis we are currently facing? Television and reporting have made the world a much … Continue reading

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Video: Claire Stocks of @XR_MCR (#ExtinctionRebellion in #Manchester), ahead of ‘What Next?’ meeting on Thursday

This Thursday evening (23rd May) there is a free public meeting at the Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount St, Central Manchester (behind the Central Library). The meeting is called “What Next for Climate Action in Manchester?” Come to mingle from … Continue reading

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Christian Climate Action, solastalgia and Manchester: Interview with Hannah Malcolm

Hannah Malcolm is a theologian, living in Moss Side. Today at Eco Fest in Whalley Range she gave a talk on solastalgia, climate grief and the Church. Afterwards, she kindly sat down and gave a short video interview about the … Continue reading

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