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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 (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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Event Report: Launch of “Manchester Carbon Literacy”

Jonathan Atkinson, writing in a personal capacity, reports and comments on an important launch at the Arndale Centre… Tuesday saw the launch of Manchester Carbon Literacy, a highly ambitious and powerful programme that seeks to make available a day’s worth … 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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Volunteer to help make #Manchester Carbon Literate – tough questions answered

A couple of weeks ago MCFly advertised a “please come volunteer” shout-out from Cooler Projects, a small social enterprise that’s doing “Carbon Literacy” work. Then it occurred to us that we really ought to be every bit as tough on … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity: Help make #Manchester carbon literate!!

We here at MCFly are volunteers (the £8,800 from Lush goes to pay for printing, web-hosting and the like).  We think volunteering is a Good Thing.  And we think that “carbon literacy” is a Good Thing (not quite as good … Continue reading

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