Tag Archives: steady-state economics

PMT # 10: Please publicise new #Manchester #climate Monthly, and critique it

The new MCFly came out on Monday. https://manchesterclimatemonthly.net/2013/03/04/manchester-climate-monthly-15-march-2013-out-now-mcc/ Paper copies will be available from this afternoon at Lush on Market St, and by asking the editors when you see ’em. 1) Please facebook/tweet/add to your group’s next email bulletin etc. … Continue reading

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PMT #9: Write a *positive* letter to #Manchester Council Communities Scrutiny Committee, asking for #climate hearings

Please write a letter of encouragement and appreciation (yes, this IS Manchester Climate Monthly – your eyes are not deceiving you).  Please write this letter (and inevitably we’ve written a draft for you to start from – see below), and … Continue reading

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PMT #8: Tell us what you would like to see MCFly do more of and less of?

It’s a lonely old business running this newsletter/blog. We know we annoy some people by writing articles about things that AREN’T going well, exposing hypocrisies and unkept promises.  We know that many of our most popular posts are the ones … Continue reading

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PMT #7: Respond to #Manchester City Council’s budget “consultation”

You have until February 20th to reply to City Council’s request for public opinion on their proposed actions. While of course it is very important to save this library or that swimming pool from closure it’s also important a) to … Continue reading

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Event Report: We need to talk about growth, #Manchester #Tyndall

Is economic growth “sustainable” – in either the sense of being able to continue,  and in the sense of it being compatible with a habitable planet?  This was – more or less – the central question that four panellists and … Continue reading

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Event Report: “Going for Growth – stimulating sustainable local regeneration” #gfg12

In a day full of words and assertions, the single most important question was not asked until fifteen minutes after the scheduled end-time. Half the delegates had already left. They missed nothing, however, because neither of the panelists, nor indeed … Continue reading

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Newsflash: #Manchester Economy Scrutiny Committee in “best ever” shocker

Manchester’s future – and the world’s – was discussed by a packed room of councillors, officers and members of the public this morning at Manchester Town Hall.  The Economy Scrutiny Committee (see youtube here) was joined by upwards of 20 … Continue reading

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