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Event Report: Business, climate, schmoozing at 24 floors above #Manchester

The latest “North West Sustainable Business Quaterly” meeting (see our review of the last one) has once again failed to surprise; efficiently delivered speeches, a not-too-long question session, small table discussions followed by networking. All washed down with good food … Continue reading

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Event Report: “Business as Usual?” North West Sustainable Business Quarterly

It’s not every day you get to eat free grub while surveying Manchester from 24 floors up. For free! MCFly co-editor Marc Hudson feels the lure of the dark side… Tonight I attended the latest “North West Sustainable Business Quarterly,” … Continue reading

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Ecocities “widening debate” on Manchester adaptation – in parallel universe, maybe

Words like “engagement”, and “involvement” and “stakeholders” get tossed around pretty lightly in Manchester. The reality is somewhat more tawdry. The latest example of the gap between what is said and what is done comes to us from the world … Continue reading

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Event Report: Ecocities, adaptation and the Beach Boys…

Marc Hudson, co-editor of MCFly, went to a presentation about adaptation to climate change, and came away thinking we all have a lot of work to do. Ecocities is a “joint initiative between the School of Environment and Development at … Continue reading

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Ecocities Conference postponed

A major conference about how Manchester can adapt to climate change has been postponed at very short notice. The final “Ecocities” conference was due to take place on December 6-7, but an email sent on November 23 announced a delay … Continue reading

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