Inclusion in this calendar is NOT a guarantee of quality. If we think something is extremely likely to be worth your time, then we will put one or more little “thumbs up” icons next to it. We a) are maybe prejudiced about some groups b) have specific criteria about usefulness and c) could be wrong.
11 Nov – 22 Nov 2013 UNFCCC farce staggers on
Thursday 14th , Rethinking prosperity: experiments in local economics. Manchester, Bridge 5 Mill. A one day conference sponsored by CLES, CRESC, Equality NW, MERCi and of course ourselves, Steady State Manchester. More details HERE
Sunday 17th, 10.30 Friends of Chorlton Meadows will be working on a scrub clearance task on the Chorlton Ees & Ivy Green Local Nature Reserve. All welcome.Meet: Ivy Green car park*
>Time: 10:30 am (finish mid-afternoon)
Please ReadFor those of you who have not been before, please note that there are 2 car parks associated with the Chorlton Ees & Ivy Green Local Nature Reserve:1. The Ivy Green car park* on Brookburn Road, opposite the Bowling Green pub.2. The Chorlton Ees car park – which is at the end of a cobbled road, off Brookburn Road, between Brookburn Road Primary School and Chorlton Brook.We are meeting at car park number 1.Hope to see you there.Best Regards,Dave Bishop (FoCM Chair)
Monday 18, 5.15pm Centre for Urban Resilience and Energy launch event
Cordingley Lecture Theatre
Humanities Bridgeford Street building University of ManchesterM13 9PL
Weds 20th, Friends of the Earth Climate subgroup meeting
Fri 22nd Showing of “Trashed” in Urmston, put on by Breathe Clean Air Group and Manchester Film Coop
Wednesday 27th 5.30-7.30 – In Place of Growth Workshop
Details of venue and focus to be announced
Thurs 28th Hacklab about the DECC Carbon Calculator, at Madlab
Friday, 1 3pm-4.30pm Electrifying Manchester: time for policy intervention in domestic heating provision?
There are many good reasons for policy intervention in domestic heating in Manchester; the potential for substantial improvements in health and wellbeing, emissions reduction and local employment among them.
Room C24, Sackville Street Building, Sackville Street
More details; here
Mon 4th, 1pm “Are regional systems greening the economy?: The role of environmental innovations and agglomeration forces”Massimiliano Mazzanti, Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Management, University of Ferrara, Italy
Room 10.05 10th floor Harold Hankins Building, Coffee half an hour before the seminar
Tues 12th, 6.45pm to 9pm Manchester Friends of the Earth Full Group Meeting, Greenfish Resource Centre, Oldham St. http://manchesterfoe.org.uk/