Tag Archives: adaptation

#Manchester Exec Member for the Environment on #climate and the “so what, it’s just polar bears…” question

Councillor Kate Chappell is Manchester City Council’s new Executive Member for the Environment.  At the end of an interview on 18th December, I asked her “Probably we should wrap up and I’ll save all the awkward questions for the next … Continue reading

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Tell your councillors! – Free workshop on “local health and well-being in a changing #climate.” #Manchester Mon 4th March

Free training, thanks to the Environment Agency and Climate UK. (All text below from here). You can find the members of Manchester City Council’s Health Scrutiny Committee here. If you are a Manchester resident and any of them is one … Continue reading

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Newsflash: @SirRichardLeese answers questions on #Manchester #climate #adaptation

Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council, has broken his silence on the question of climate adaptation. In an email to a MCFly reader, he has stated that the newly-created Local Nature Partnership will make the difference between earlier … Continue reading

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Manchester Gets Ready to Retrofit

MCFly writer Philip James investigates plans for a Mancunian “retrofit revolution” Manchester is readying itself for a retrofit revolution. Our leaky existing housing stock has to be transformed into well-insulated, airtight and efficient homes that are fit for a low … Continue reading

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