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Interview with Emma Greenwood, youth #climate activist #Manchester #SchoolStrike4Climate #YouthStrike4Climate

Last week Emma Greenwood gave this speech at the Manchester Climate Strike. She kindly agreed to supply answers to some questions – the full interview is below. Was today bigger than you thought? What was your favourite thing about it? … Continue reading

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The #climatestrike in#Manchester – hopes and fears…

So, it happened!  It happened all across the UK. And in Manchester it was  (far) bigger, noisier and far more FUN than anyone expected it would be.  There were hundreds (perhaps a thousand?) congregated in St Peters Square. Dozens of … Continue reading

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Greta Thunberg’s Facebook post, for those who don’t do FB. #FridaysfortheFuture #Manchester

Below is the full text of a facebook post that Greta Thunberg has put up today. (Thunberg is a 16 year old Swede who has been on strike every Friday from school because this is a fricking emergency, basically). It … Continue reading

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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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