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#Mustread – The Doomsday Glacier by Jeff Goodell

New feature on MCFly – stuff that anyone who wants to know what to expect (globally more than locally) ought to be reading. I will hashtag it #mustread.  It probably will NOT be Manchester-centric, so feel free to ignore Will … Continue reading

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Liverpool event on Science/Business/Targets 11th May

Do pass this event on to any scousers who might be interested… Liverpool – “Applying Science Based Targets within Business To Deliver Tangible Benefits” 11th May Time: 16:15 – 18:00   Region: North West Venue: Novotel City Centre Hotel, 40 … Continue reading

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#Manchester Council Environment Executive member Rosa Battle still not carbon literate

Last year Manchester Labour Party went to the local elections with this in their manifesto Seven months later, in early January 2017 the Executive Member for the Environment Rosa Battle told a committee of councillors that she was taking personal … Continue reading

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Kevin Anderson lecture from March 2017

Regular readers of MCFly will know that this video is, almost by definition, worth watching

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#Manchester Council’s staffing level falls further than its carbon reductions

Manchester City Council’s FTE staffing has fallen by almost 40% since 2009, thanks the bloody Tories and their bloody austerity. Meanwhile of course, Manchester City COuncil’s carbon emissions have not even fallen by that much, but they aren’t exactly adjusting … Continue reading

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#Manchester City Council trains precisely one member of staff in carbon literacy from November 2014 to present

Manchester City Council has trained precisely one member of staff since November 2014 in carbon literacy. MCFly submitted a FoIA asking for “A monthly break down of how many staff (officers) have been trained, from the first one, up until … Continue reading

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MCFly editor to become next Chair of Stakeholder Steering Group

In a shock move, Manchester City Council has announced that an environmental activist will take over as chair of the ‘independent’ Stakeholder Steering Group. In a joint statement Leader of the Council Richard Leese and the Executive Member for the … Continue reading

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