Category Archives: Steady State Manchester

#Manchester City Council to examine #climate and #steadystate economics Weds May 22nd #climatescrutiny

On Wednesday May 22nd, the Economy Scrutiny Committee of Manchester City Council will hear from climate expert Professor Kevin Anderson of the Tyndall Centre, as well as from local campaigners advocating for a steady state economy. The meeting takes place … Continue reading

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PMT #8: Tell us what you would like to see MCFly do more of and less of?

It’s a lonely old business running this newsletter/blog. We know we annoy some people by writing articles about things that AREN’T going well, exposing hypocrisies and unkept promises.  We know that many of our most popular posts are the ones … Continue reading

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PMT #7: Respond to #Manchester City Council’s budget “consultation”

You have until February 20th to reply to City Council’s request for public opinion on their proposed actions. While of course it is very important to save this library or that swimming pool from closure it’s also important a) to … Continue reading

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Event Report: Greater #Manchester ESD Forum “An Introduction to Systems Thinking and the Circular Economy”

Laurence Menhinick visits Bridge 5 Mill for an event hosted by the Manchester Environmental Education Network. An Introduction to Systems Thinking and the Circular Economy – with Andrew Turney from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 21 Nov 2012 The goal of … Continue reading

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Professor Kevin Anderson on steady state economics – “begin immediate and deep reductions in emissions at the same time” #inplaceofgrowth

Professor Kevin Anderson of the Tyndall Centre Manchester has written a foreword to the “In Place of Growth” report that is being launched next Tuesday evening.  Professor Anderson, who regularly presents his findings at meetings throughout the city and the … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: “We need to talk about growth”, #Manchester, Thurs 1st November, hosted by #Tyndall Centre

Growth of the economy is generally taken to be an unqualified measure of success, but scientists from a range of disciplines are asking whether we might already have had too much of a good thing. Meanwhile, political economists are returning … Continue reading

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Steady State Manchester: how, where, why etc

Hello all, next Thursday, 19th July, you have a great chance to gather together with other people who want to make Manchester greener and fairer.  There’s a “drop-in” session at Madlab, on Edge St, in the Northern Quarter from 6.30pm … Continue reading

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