Tag Archives: MERCi

Upcoming Event: Andy Burnham et al on ‘Green Economy’, 6th March, MERCi

Oh Christ, here we go with the “Green Economy” guff all over again.  How many times is this now?  Perhaps someone would like to go along and remind them all of the 1994 “Global Forum” in Manchester, and all the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “Creativity, energy and climate change shared learning workshop” 8-9 Feb, #Manchester

Date: Fri 8th Feb (6-9pm) – Sat 9th Feb (9am – 5pm) 2013 Venue: Manchester, Bridge 5 Mill (http://www.merci.org.uk/bridge5mill ) Community energy projects are using visual arts, poetry and theatre to engage and involve a wider audience in issues of … Continue reading

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Event Report: Greater #Manchester ESD Forum “An Introduction to Systems Thinking and the Circular Economy”

Laurence Menhinick visits Bridge 5 Mill for an event hosted by the Manchester Environmental Education Network. An Introduction to Systems Thinking and the Circular Economy – with Andrew Turney from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 21 Nov 2012 The goal of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Tackling “Nature Deficit Disorder”

TACKLING NATURE DEFICIT DISORDER: EXPLORING A FREE-RANGE CHILDHOOD Thursday14 June, 12.30pm – 5pm, Bridge 5 Mill MANCHESTER This conference raises the debate about our how life-style choices and attitudes are changing our relationship to nature. Aimed at educators, the event … Continue reading

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Education for Sustainable Development – let’s blow our own trumpet

People and organisations in Greater Manchester doing “Education for Sustainable Development” are being encouraged to do an Eddie Cochrane and write a letter to the United Nations. Manchester Environmental Resource Centre Initiative (MERCi) , Manchester Environmental Education Network and Gorton … Continue reading

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