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#Manchester Council to discuss “Sustainable Food” – #climate? Not so much.

On Tuesday 8th July a committee of Manchester City Council will discuss “sustainable food“.  Meanwhile, scrutiny of the council’s disastrous performance on climate change … will not happen. The Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Committee of the Council, which has 96 members, 95 … Continue reading

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#Manchester C02 “7% reduction” illusory; down to traffic lights moving to TfGM’s books #beyondthecarbonbudget.

City Council’s emissions would have risen but for accountancy measure. Aviation emissions also up. MCFly editor Marc Hudson reports. The latest annual carbon reduction plan of Manchester City Council will come under the spotlight next Tuesday, 16th July. The Neighbourhoods … Continue reading

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Video: #Manchester Council Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Committee; #climate Tue 16 July #beyondthecarbonbudget

The video is not going to win any awards, it’s true. The point of it is this; we need to make Manchester City Council an exemplar in its actions, its transparency, its willingness to innovate and engage around climate change. … Continue reading

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#Manchester City Council: A rather good rubbish meeting #Neighbourhoodsscrutiny #mcc

Councillors from wards across Manchester grilled Nigel Murphy, the Executive Member for the Environment, at a sometimes fiery meeting of the “Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Committee” yesterday. Marc Hudson reports. The most controversial topic, at a meeting that looked at 20mph speed … Continue reading

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#Manchester City Council; #carbon budgets to continue #climate

Manchester City Council has recently abolished the post of “Director of Environmental Strategy” (another casualty of the Central Government cuts). Given that this person was responsible for producing the “Annual Carbon Budgets” of the City Council, we asked Team Grayskull’s … Continue reading

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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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Newsflash: #Manchester Council committee to discuss #climate change and energy issues, Tues 8th January, 2pm

On Tuesday 8 January 2013 the Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Committee of Manchester City Council will discuss two report: one on the Manchester Climate Change “Action Plan (70 pages – see MCFly’s submission to the writers here), and another on the Greater … Continue reading

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