Tag Archives: Andy Burnham

Open letter by Emma Greenwood to #Manchester politicians – “support the #YouthStrike4Climate”

Emma Greenwood is a 15 year-old student from Bury. Because the “adults” have so fundamentally failed on climate change, she – and people like her – are having to step up and take action on climate change.  She has written … Continue reading

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Andy Burnham flies to France to tell us how important #climate action is. No, really.

A month ago, shortly before his second ‘Mayor’s Green Summit‘, Andy Burnham was in the south of France.  Talking about how important it was for Manchester to be carbon neutral by 2038. How did he get there?  Well, the journalist … Continue reading

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More toxic Greater #Manchester air looms. Silence from Andy Burnham…

So, months on from the world-changing “Green Summit” it turns out that the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, is not responding to legitimate questions from the Breath Clean Air Group (sent on the 24th June – see below).  What … Continue reading

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Letter: demonstrably inadequate ‘leaders’ #Manchester #climate

And the text I sent – Ten years ago Manchester City Council was talking about being the ‘greenest city in the UK by 2010. It didn’t happen. Eight years ago it launched a “plan” to cut emissions by 41% by … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Andy Burnham et al on ‘Green Economy’, 6th March, MERCi

Oh Christ, here we go with the “Green Economy” guff all over again.  How many times is this now?  Perhaps someone would like to go along and remind them all of the 1994 “Global Forum” in Manchester, and all the … Continue reading

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