Category Archives: Signs of the Pending Ecological Debacle

2019: How the #climate activists blew it, again #debacle #doomed

Sometimes Mother Nature gives climate change activists a boost. She tried in the summer of 1988. She tried again in August 2005, when Hurricane Katrina bulls-eyed New Orleans.  She tried again in the long hot summer of 2019. The Indian … Continue reading

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#Manchester, #Brexit and #climate change – what is to be done about this total hash?

Nobody knows what is going to happen.  Will “Article 50” even get invoked?  Will there be a second referendum, and if there were, would it actually go differently?  Will the Tories split? Will Labour?  Will Scotland leave?  So what comes … Continue reading

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City of Trees – 1/6th of target = “success”

Last year, the “City of Trees” project was launched with the bold aim of planting 3 million trees in Greater Manchester over the next 20 years. At the launch of the project last November, the Manchester Evening News reported that … Continue reading

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“Movement-building” group cancels its #Manchester meeting, doesn’t tell new folk. #Typical

Movement-building is, I think we all agree, an Important Thing. Involving so-called ‘new’ people (who may often have extensive experience in other fields, or other times), is clearly at the core of building a mass movement to overthrow the evil … Continue reading

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Not #Manchester; Reality Check on Paris – “This Changes Nothing”

Clive Spash got monstered a few years back in Australia, for simply telling the truth. Some (Labor) politicians did not like this.  Well, he’s clearly not learnt his lesson, because he’s telling the truth again. For a Manchester take on … Continue reading

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Here comes the “2050” crapola. Be happy for it. #Manchester #climate

The future is here, and we are avoiding it. 2020 used to be the target year, by which we would have done x and y and z. Sadly, we didn’t do those things. A mix of complacency, distraction, stupidity and … Continue reading

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“What is to be done?” An oracle speaks #Manchester #climate #movementbuilding

First off; why on earth read this?  What credentials do I have to mouth off about successful movement-building?  There was a moment 6 years ago (Call to Real Action), but you can’t dine out on that stuff forever, you know. … Continue reading

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