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Black Lives Matter shuts down London City Airport not #Manchester, obvs.

Protestors have closed a runway at London City Airport, for climate (and racism) reasons.Here’s a video explaining the reasoning. Yep. Climate crisis is a racist crisis. We have known this since the the climate issue burst onto the global scene … Continue reading

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Campaign Update: Carbon Coop #Manchester

Missed Carbon Coop‘s weekend of seeing green houses (retrofits and all that)? Well, they made a video…

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Video: Professor Kevin Anderson on fossil fuel subsidies, regime resistance and optimism

Second part of the recent interview with Professor Kevin Anderson, touching on (false) optimism, fossil fuel subsidies (IMF 5.3 trillion subsidies),  regime resistance and coping strategies. Lissa Johnson’s article about optimism. That Machiavelli quote – There is nothing more difficult … Continue reading

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Can the solutions for climate change help us fix poverty too?

Arwa Aburawa co-edited Manchester Climate Fortnightly from 2008 to 2010, and then Mancheste Climate Monthly from 2011 to mid-2013. After that her career kinda went down hill, and she now scrapes a living as … a producer for Al Jazeera’s … Continue reading

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Video: Brief History of Global Warming #bloomberg #slick, #climate #Manchester

This is just over 3 minutes, and very nicely done. If you have some denialist uncles (and don’t we all),then the fact that is by the business outfit Bloomberg (him what was mayor of New York) may make it harder … Continue reading

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Explaining #climate change in a #Manchester pub – of duvets, sailing ships and coal

Last night I got to do a ten minute “what is my research about” spiel at “PhD in the Pub.” It was followed by a slightly-less-than-20-minute q and a session (because I ‘donated’ some time from that to having folks … Continue reading

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Video of Prof Matthew Paterson’s “Cultural Politics of #Climate” seminar in #Manchester

Professor Matthew Paterson gave a seminar on “the Cultural Politics” of Climate Change at the University of Manchester. See also this interview conducted via email before the event. This was part of the Sustainable Consumption Institute‘s external seminar series. Here … Continue reading

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