Category Archives: Letters to the MEN

Batshit crazy #climate denial letter in #Manchester Evening News #gishgallops

So, some nameless Einstein has recycled a whole bunch of conspiracy theories, fake science and sprinkled them with inaccuracies. And, naturlich, it’s the lead letter in the Manchester Evening News today  For no good reason beyond procrastination, I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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Letters to the MEN: #climate #religion #Manchester

Following last Monday’s truly appalling debacle at Manchester Cathedral, I was inspired to write a letter to the MEN on the subject of manels, which got published on Thursday. On Saturday and again today, other attendees at that debacle have … Continue reading

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Letter in the MEN: #manels #climate change and our lords and masters…

The MEN has today  published a letter about the lack of gender diversity on display at the dreadful “Our Faith, Our Planet, Our Community” gathering on Monday.  Thanks to the person who prodded me to write in… On Monday night I … Continue reading

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Letter: demonstrably inadequate ‘leaders’ #Manchester #climate

And the text I sent – Ten years ago Manchester City Council was talking about being the ‘greenest city in the UK by 2010. It didn’t happen. Eight years ago it launched a “plan” to cut emissions by 41% by … Continue reading

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#Manchester City Council refusing to release environmental minutes (letter)

On Saturday 18th February, the Manchester Evening News kindly published the following letter. Manchester City Council has (or had) an “Environmental Strategy Programme Board” of bureaucrats. Its job is/was to turn all the fine words about environment and climate change … Continue reading

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Democracy is dying #Manchester Evening News letter on #climate

Bless, the MEN published my letter about this horror show. Thanks for your article about hedgehogs being born because of unseasonably warm temperatures (‘Randy hedgehogs have a surprising spring in their step’ 9 December).  As your reporter Lisa Gray noted, … Continue reading

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Letter in #Manchester Evening News on #climate change (again)

Thank you for your article (MEN 3rd November “Region’s council bosses renew push to reduce carbon emissions in Greater Manchester”) on the  “plan” to reduce Greater Manchester’s CO2 emissions by over 5 million tonnes between 2012 and 2020. The report … Continue reading

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