Tag Archives: steady-state manchester

Victory? #Manchester Health Scrutiny Committee to (maybe) look at #climate impacts

The Health Scrutiny Committee of Manchester City Council may look at the health consequences of climate change on Manchester’s people. This comes (only) after an open letter from Manchester Climate Monthly to the chair of that committee, Councillor Bev Craig … Continue reading

Posted in Health Scrutiny Committee, Manchester City Council | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Round-up of groups’ views on #Manchester Council’s Carbon “Reduction” Plan #beyondthecarbonbudget

Today the Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Committee discusses the City Council’s “Annual Carbon Reduction Plan.” MCFly asked various groups for a statement. Here’s what we got; Steady State Manchester‘s take Inaccurate Figures Risk Complacency in Manchester City Councils Carbon Reduction Plan. In essence; … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change Action Plan, Manchester City Council | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Upcoming event: “Towards a Sustainable Economic System” Tues 23rd July

You are invited to: Towards a Sustainable Economic System a workshop in central Manchester facilitated by researchers from nef (the new economics foundation) Tuesday 23rd July 2013 9am-5pm Methodist Central Hall, Oldham Street, Manchester M1 1JQ Who is this workshop … Continue reading

Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Event Report: Ragged University on #food, #Manchester, #climate change and, yes, marijuana

Two excellent presentations about economics and trees, food and the future, by Judith Emanuel and Jules Bagnoli at a Northern Quarter pub this evening were highly entertaining… Ragged University is “an attempt to think about and explain ideas in an … Continue reading

Posted in education, Event reports, Food | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Upcoming Event: Talk about Wangari Maathai (and #Manchester’s De-Industrial Food Revolution”) Tues 19th Feb, Castle Hotel,

MCFly caught up with Judith Emmanuel (a friend of both editors) about her upcoming presentation on Tuesday night. What’s happening on Tues 19th? I will be leading a discussion at Ragged about Wangari Maathai – some lessons from the Global … Continue reading

Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Event reports | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Tweet for a greener #Manchester, today – #greenmcr

Please share your top tips (one per tweet!) about how everyone in Manchester – individuals, neighbourhoods, organisations, businesses and the Council -can make the city greener and fairer. What can “we” do in the next 1 to 4 years to … Continue reading

Posted in inspire, Upcoming Events | Tagged | Leave a comment