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Upcoming event: “What will it take to keep global warming within safe limits?” #Manchester 23 January

Registration (necessary) via this site.   Description Global warming is a serious threat to all of us and even more to those who are younger. To stay within minimally safe limits (1.5 or 2 degrees C) there is only a … Continue reading

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#Tameside Council taking #carbon literacy super-seriously #climatebreakdown

So, someone had the bright idea to send Freedom of Information Act requests to councils in Greater Manchester, asking how many senior figures (politicians and bureaucrats) had undertaken the much-vaunted “Carbon Literacy” training, and how much money had been spent … Continue reading

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Short blog abt Saturday’s #ExtinctionRebellion actions in #Manchester #climatebreakdown

MCFly asked Manchester Extinction Rebellion for an account of Saturday’s action (see also Salford Star account). On Saturday the 24th of November around 400 people from Extinction Rebellion groups from across the North including Lancaster, Leeds and Manchester gathered together … Continue reading

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Fridays still on my mind #manchester #climatebreakdown #fridaysforfuture

So, another Friday, another #Fridaysforfuture gathering, outside Manchester Central Library. I didn’t stick around for terribly long. Seemed like the same numbers, with slightly different faces. A leaflet (with about three times as many words as it should have) to … Continue reading

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#Manchester activist writes about #ExtinctionRebellion events in London, and beyond

a foot bridge on the M61 painted by XR Below is a guest post from an Extinction Rebellion person, James.  He’s not trying to speak on behalf of ER, or anyone else.  You may or may not agree with everything … Continue reading

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Greater #Manchester Environment boss not “carbon literate.” Stockport Council spends £0 on carbon literacy

Councillor Alex Ganotis is the leader of Stockport Council. He is also the Mayor’s lead on all things ‘green’.  (That ‘Mayor’s Green Summit’ farce in March was his baby).  He’s the one who did the 40 minute slick powerpoint presentation … Continue reading

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Crowdfunder Appeal: Station South Restoration and Cycle Café #Manchester #Levenshulme

from here. Station South Restoration and Cycle Café We’re restoring an old railway station to its former glory and need your help to transform it into a destination cycle café, bar, co-working space and permaculture inspired garden! We’re Station South … Continue reading

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