Tag Archives: carbon literacy

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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Carbon literacy versus “carbon capability”

Many of the academic articles we read here are MCFly Towers – when we aren’t organising the climate hustings on Tuesday 17th April – are obtuse, abstruse vocabulary abuse.  That is, they are long on long words, short on good … Continue reading

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MCFly #02: Carbon Literacy- Let’s hope cooler heads prevail…

A small community-interest company is taking its first steps to help people in Manchester to understand – and reduce – their carbon footprints. Manchester-based Cooler secured funding from local textile company Westford Mills, and Manchester City Council, to co-ordinate a … Continue reading

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Event Report: Showing of “No Impact Man”

Thirty people gathered tonight in Didsbury to watch a documentary called “No Impact Man.” The film showing was followed by a wide-ranging and open discussion about the war (the 1939-45 one), the seductions of advertising, “what is the good life” … Continue reading

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