Tag Archives: carbon literacy

Letter in #Manchester Evening News on #climate change (again)

Thank you for your article (MEN 3rd November “Region’s council bosses renew push to reduce carbon emissions in Greater Manchester”) on the  “plan” to reduce Greater Manchester’s CO2 emissions by over 5 million tonnes between 2012 and 2020. The report … Continue reading

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#Manchester Evening News letter about “carbon literacy” failure #climate

Last Friday Manchester Evening News published this letter. It’s great that the airport is booming  and that Councillor Kevin Peel is enthused about New York-style aerial walkways (Manchester Evening News, January 29th). Closer to earth, and with our feet on the … Continue reading

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Good News Saturday: Carbon Literacy for Social Landlords in #Manchester (crosspost)

So, if you have some good news about what is happening in Manchester around climate/environment, send it in! This below is from the Carbon Literacy website… The CL Project mainly grows through its ability to work with networks and today … Continue reading

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Professor David MacKay plays games of skill and chance in #Manchester #DECC

Professor David McKay is the chief scientific advisor for the Department of Energy and Climate Change.  He is the author of the seminal “Sustainable Energy- Without the Hot Air” and “famed for his scrupulous approach.” Still, even the smartest of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “Carbon Literacy for Businesses” Tues 16th July, 8am #Manchester

http://becarbonliteratebreakfast.eventbrite.co.uk/ Demystifying Carbon Literacy for Business A Free Breakfast Seminar for Business Executives  (Please note this event is for organisations, not for consultants.  If you are a consultant please contact us directly to discuss opportunities for working collaboratively.) Tuesday 16th July … Continue reading

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Education for Climate Change – now THAT’S what I call carbon literacy…

There’s a chap called Graham Wayne who has been writing well about climate change for a quite a while.  Here’s a link to his latest piece. Skip the preamble and start the paragraph that begins “OK, enough preamble. We have … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event (and volunteers needed!!) Thu 7- Sat 9 March: Carbon Active!, #Manchester Arndale @Cooler_Projects

This below comes to us from Manchester Friends of the Earth. As part of Climate Week, the Manchester Carbon Literacy Project [Winner of Best Community Initiative at the Climate Week 2013 awards] is presenting a series of interactive events called … 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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Volunteer Opportunity: “Manchester Carbon Literacy”

MCFly readers often ask us “what can we do?” We reply “do something in your local community that is likely to be successful, and that will leave you with more skills and enthusiasm than when you went into it.” That, … Continue reading

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Newsflash: Manchester Carbon Literacy Project official launch – Tuesday 30th October

Here’s some good news, and a date for your diary, from the people at “Cooler Projects” (see interview here) “After more than a year of development, The Manchester Carbon Literacy Project will be publicly launched on Tuesday October 30th at … Continue reading

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