Category Archives: Manchester Airport

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Richard Leese on how #Airport City will secure the prosperity of #Manchester. Uh-huh

From Our Glorious Leader’s blog Where in the World Last week Manchester Airport Group announced that DHL had signed up as the first tenant in Airport City, the first of what I expect to be many such announcements. The key … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Facepalm: #Manchester Airport gets more destinations

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Attention #Manchester Climate Steering Group – watch Kevin Anderson video on #whatistobedone

Hope tonight’s meeting goes well.  Pity members of the public are excluded! #transparencyfail Here is Professor Kevin Anderson of the Tyndall Centre on the subject of what can be done in Manchester in the next 18 months to 4 years.

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Polar Bear Facepalm: 9000 more car-parking spaces for #Manchester Airport

I defy you to make this stuff up.

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£14.5m for a “Clean and Green” #Manchester. Libraries and day care centres and stuff? Not so much

[UPDATE 11th September; there is now an online petition about having a public consultation on this £14.5 million.  You can see (and sign) it here on Manchester City Council’s website.] Yeah, you read that right.  On Wednesday September 11th the … Continue reading

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Airing views on aviation – Tyndall #Manchester chap and that Monbiot geezer…

Following on from the much-read MCFly report on the Airports Commission’s recent jolly in Manchester, here are links to two worth-reading articles about aviation First up, Michael Traut , who researches on Shipping, Aviation & Climate Change at the Tyndall … Continue reading

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Event Report: Airports Commission talks #climate in #Manchester #redemptionritual

Around sixty rich white university-educated people gathered today in Manchester to discuss aviation’s contribution to global climate change, a crisis that is already harming millions of non-white, non-rich people around the world. At the end of an hour and a … Continue reading

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