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Album review: Anohni ‘It’s only 4 degrees’

Best song about climate change? It wasn’t, until recently, an honour that meant much. Excluding witty reinterpretations of old favourites (no ‘Here Comes The Sun’), the barrier had been set particularly low. Most musicians can sound less pious than ‘Love … Continue reading

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#Manchester Council promises leadership on carbon literacy, but zero delivered in January

Manchester City Council has delivered precisely ZERO carbon literacy training in the month of January. On 3rd of January, the Executive Member for the Environment, Councillor Rosa Battle, told the ‘Neighbourhoods and Environment Scrutiny Committee’ that she would take personal … Continue reading

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Job Alert: Veg Box People are recruiting #Manchester

from here Veg Box People are recruiting! Veg Box People is seeking a highly motivated and driven individual to join our small, committed team, working to revolutionise the food system in Greater Manchester and beyond! Veg Box People is one … Continue reading

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Energise Festival – Manchester, Sat 1st April #carboncoop

Celebrate low carbon, diverse and just communities at Carbon Coop‘s Energise Festival. A day of music, food, talks, workshops, poetry, theatre, films, family friendly activities and more. Come along to be inspired, learn practical skills and have fun. Headline talks, … Continue reading

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Having to FoIA #Manchester Council for minutes of #environment meetings…

So, the Council has (had?) a thing called the Environmental Strategy Programme Board. It was supposed to be chaired by Howard Bernstein, but they dropped that fiction after about a year (to my recollection, he never attended a single meeting).  … Continue reading

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Job Alert: Media specialist for ‘Project Dirt’

From here. Are you a media specialist who can help us take our global campaign to the next level? Project Dirt is working with Unilever’s Dirt is Good team to run and develop Outdoor Classroom Day; a global campaign to … Continue reading

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Manchester City Council ignores successful carbon training scheme

Manchester City Council has been promising to get its 96 councillors carbon literate for years now. Never manages it of course. Check out this video of a councillor complaining in mid- 2014 about what an omnishambles the whole process was. … Continue reading

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