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Interview with Gavin Elliott, Chair of #Manchester #climate Steering Group

Here’s the full interview. It’s worth watching – or at least listening to – the whole lot; there’s refreshing candour and clarity in it. If I were being all tabloid and combative (quoi, moi?) there’d be a splash about the … Continue reading

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Attention #Manchester Climate Steering Group – watch Kevin Anderson video on #whatistobedone

Hope tonight’s meeting goes well.  Pity members of the public are excluded! #transparencyfail Here is Professor Kevin Anderson of the Tyndall Centre on the subject of what can be done in Manchester in the next 18 months to 4 years.

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Is a lower energy #climate event possible? Probably not. #MACF #Manchester

A low carbon future is going to be about a) doing things very differently. It’s going to be about b) keeping our commitments and about c) making sure that scarce resources are allocated according to plan. On tonight’s example, we’re … Continue reading

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Action for Sustainable Living? Maybe. Action for Sustainable Change? Not so much… #Manchester #climate

Action for Sustainable Living, the “award-winning” charity, has refused to answer basic questions about how it will take action for sustainable… democracy. In July this year it took over the “secretariat” function for the “Steering Group,” the largely invisible and … Continue reading

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Questions to @afsl about its secretariat function for the “Steering” “Group” #MACF

The charity “Action for Sustainable Living” has got the contract to provide secretariat functions to the “Steering Group” (paid for by… Manchester City Council). Those functions include – Clerking Steering Group meetings (5 per year), Producing the 2013/14 Forward Plan … Continue reading

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Steering Group Chair? A Multiple Choice quiz #manchester #climate #acretinfuture

The story so far; In March an advert was put out for someone to take over the unpaid role of Steering Group chair (#poisonedchalice). At the time the original deadline closed only one entry (#MCFly #tongueincheek) had been received. So … Continue reading

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Questions to #Manchester Cty Council re: Steering Group chair, elections #climate

Dear [council officer], re: appointment of a chair – any chair – to the Steering Group. As you are aware, the advert for the the chair of the Steering Group went out many moons ago, and at the end of … Continue reading

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