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Study #climate and ‘transitions’ and ‘circular economy’ at University of #Manchester

I would advise you NOT to say Marc sent you… PhD Scholarship: “Assembling a Circular Economy: A Mixed-methods Approach to Social Processes of Transition” The University of Manchester Qualification type: PhD Location: Manchester Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International … Continue reading

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Communicating #climate graphically – Kevin Pluck interview #Manchester

A little while ago a startling graphic which showed sea ice decline. It got retweeted by the UN, Al Gore started using it and even the Daily Mail wrote an article It turns out the creator of this animation, and … Continue reading

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#Manchester Council stops throwing cash at so-called #climate “Agency”

First the good news:  after years of throwing 20 to 30 thousand pounds at the useless Manchester Climate Change “Agency” (we will come back to that), the City Council has… stopped. Now the bad news – they’re still supplying two … Continue reading

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Leonardo DiCaprio to help #Manchester Council do carbon literacy…

Manchester City Council is planning to sit staff down to watch Leonardo DiCaprio’s climate change documentary ‘Before the Flood’, in order to kickstart their becalmed ‘carbon literacy’ efforts. In a June 2017 paper “Carbon Literacy Training – options for staff … Continue reading

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Upcoming: “The Great Energy Escape” 25 Oct, #Manchester

On Wednesday 25th October, Carbon Coop and Energy Democracy Greater Manchester will launch a brand new, family-friendly immersive game, The Great Energy Escape, premiering at Manchester Museum as part of the Manchester Science Festival 2017. Players will race against the … Continue reading

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Letter to MEN re: #Manchester Council and carbon literacy training

Manchester Evening News kindly published this on Tuesday 3rd October.

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#Manchester City Council #climate action updates are delivered to…

For years Manchester Climate Monthly pushed for the Council to produce monthly updates of its “progress” on climate change.  Eventually a councillor managed to get them to promise quarterly reports.  MCFly then had to push the Council to keep the … Continue reading

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