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“Go for Green” board game developed in #Manchester

Manchester Climate Monthly readers – before learning about the “Go for Green” board game, please go read and I hope sign this petition (if you live, study or work in Manchester).  Tell all your family and friends and casual acquaintances. … Continue reading


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What’s a 2050 future look like? You do the maths! #DECC

A new 2050 Carbon Calculator from DECC is a promising tool but it hides weak ambition and side steps important political choices. Jonathan Atkinson reports from the British Energy Challenge roadshow that was held last Friday in Manchester Town Hall. … 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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Manchester Gets Ready to Retrofit

MCFly writer Philip James investigates plans for a Mancunian “retrofit revolution” Manchester is readying itself for a retrofit revolution. Our leaky existing housing stock has to be transformed into well-insulated, airtight and efficient homes that are fit for a low … Continue reading

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Fuel poverty is no laughing matter

But there’s a letter in the Guardian (see below) and this photo (minus speech bubbles, naturally) was published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change flickr account and I couldn’t help myself*… Gaurdian letter – “Government goes cold on … Continue reading

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