Tag Archives: Manchester Evening News

#beyondthecarbonbudget letter in MEN; Tues 16th July #climate #biodiversity

It’s been a while since the MEN has published a letter from MCFly (which is distinct from a while since ones were sent!).  But yesterday, well the times are perhaps a-changin’… Readers with a concern about biodiversity and climate change … Continue reading

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#Manchester EveNews #climate reporting #virgin on ridiculous. Same story, consecutive days #pressrelease #churnalism

All the way back in 2006 Manchester Evening News thundered in an editorial that “Going green must be our top priority.” Their main contribution appears to be recycling.  Sadly, that effort is the recycling of … press releases.  Ahead of … Continue reading

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#Manchester Evening News: “Win flights to… London” – “Going green as top priority”? #epicfail


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Letter on climate change the #Manchester Evening News didn’t publish

Here’s a letter I sent in last Thursday about the Scrutiny Committee meeting on Tuesday 8th. Sadly it hasn’t made it in – but persistence is the name of the game when it comes to letters to the editor… It … Continue reading

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Very good climate change letter in #Manchester Evening News by Green Party member

Manchester’s climate activists should, in MCFly’s humble (cough cough) opinion, be making more strenuous and systematic efforts to get “the message” across via the letters page of the Manchester Evening News. The message – of urgency, of the near-total ineptitude … Continue reading

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Critique of #Manchester City Council’s Steady-State report

Next Wednesday, June 20, councillors and citizens will discuss a report about Steady-State economics, at Mancheser City Council’s “Economy Scrutiny Committee.” (See below for details) This report was written solely by several council officers, despite a long-standing offer to work … Continue reading

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Debdale Eco-Centre in *NOT* shutting down shocker

MCFly investigates a bad news story, and finds the truth isn’t quite as bad as had been reported… On 14th October, Manchester Evening News published a story listing all the organisations facing funding cuts to be agreed at an upcoming … Continue reading

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