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Manchester Climate Monthly: Letter: demonstrably inadequate ‘leaders’ #Manchester #climate

And the text I sent – Ten years ago Manchester City Council was talking about being the ‘greenest city in the UK by 2010. It didn’t happen. Eight years ago it launched a “plan” to cut emissions by 41% by …

2017-09-20 14:16   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Upcoming Event: Community Energy Futures – #Manchester 28 September

Exploring the future of Community Energy in the UK Dr. Carly McLachlan, Tyndall Centre, University of Manchester and Andrew Hunt, Oldham Council Community energy was once the darling of UK Energy Policy, with its very own Department of Energy and …

2017-09-11 10:03   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: #Manchester City Council #climate action updates are delivered to…

For years Manchester Climate Monthly pushed for the Council to produce monthly updates of its “progress” on climate change.  Eventually a councillor managed to get them to promise quarterly reports.  MCFly then had to push the Council to keep the …

2017-09-07 09:25   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: #Manchester City Council promises #climate events – doesn’t deliver

The cycle continues.  Bureaucrats promise a series of actions.  Councillors on a scrutiny committee rouse themselves from their (metaphorical) slumber to say “great”.  Months later there’s a table produced that purports to show what’s going on.  So-called scrutiny committees don’t, …

2017-09-06 21:12   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Job Alert: Comms for Greater #Manchester Waste Disposal Authority

via Communications and Behavioural Change Officer Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority Manchester £23,398 – £24,964 pa Paid • Full Time • Permanent 07795 158 558 Jennifer Baker Sectors: sustainability, environmental education Closing date: Monday, 11 September 2017 Post Title: Communications and …

2017-09-05 14:50   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Shock News: Richard Leese is… Carbon Literate

He launched it in 2012.  “Carbon Literacy” was going to be rolled out to everyone who lived worked or studied in Manchester (that’s a million people).  There would be an online component and face to face training.  And what example …

2017-09-05 10:52   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Greater #Manchester Pension Fund investments helping to kill off Great Barrier Reef.

Greater Manchester Pension Fund has significant holdings in an Indian company whose proposed coal mine in Queensland would be a further nail in the coffin of the Great Barrier Reef. According to a new report by Fossil Free Greater Manchester, …

2017-09-04 14:27   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Upcoming Event: Beginner’s Guide to Retrofit 13 Sept. #CarbonCoop #Manchester

BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RETROFIT – SEPT 2017 Wednesday, 13 September 2017 from 18:30 to 20:30 (BST) URBED (Urbanism Environment and Design) Ltd 10 Little Lever Street M1 1HR Manchester United Kingdom View Map Learn about energy efficiency and making home improvements …

2017-09-02 18:16   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Guest post “Climate change – the meat of the problem”

This is a guest post from the Vegan Society.  For disclaimers, explanations, see below.  Readers of Manchester Climate Monthly will no doubt be aware that not everyone is as engaged with the issues around climate change as we are. Indeed, …

2017-08-09 11:43   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Upcoming event: Deyika Nzeribe lecture, #Manchester 9 August.

Deyika Nzeribe, as anyone lucky enough to have encountered him, was a very special person.  At the time of his untimely death, he was the Green Party’s candidate for Mayor of Manchester.  On Wednesday 9th, a memorial lecture will be …

2017-08-07 10:24   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Upcoming event: Partisans opening 28 July #Manchester

\ Partisan Collective 19 Cheetham Hill Road, M4 4FY Manchester, United Kingdom July 28-30th.

2017-07-25 20:30   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Upcoming Event: GMCVO and SUD, #Manchester 1st August

GMCVO is hosting an event to support the announcement of the Sustainable Urban Development (SUD) call in Greater Manchester as part of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) programme. Event details: Date: Tuesday 1st August 2017 Time: 09:30 – 12:30 Venue: Conference Hall, …

2017-07-21 05:11   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Job Alert: Anthesis marketing manager

from here Position: Marketing Manager, UK Location: Manchester / Macclesfield / North West Practice area: Marketing Role: Full Time   Summary of Role and Responsibilities The Marketing Manager position will have a varied role with plenty to excite and challenge. You will take an active …

2017-07-10 16:05   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Job Alert: Community Energy Manager for Electricity Northwest deadline 7 July.

From here Community Energy Manager Tracking Code 1612-099 Job Description There are many challenges ahead for the energy industry, so a vital part of our job at Electricity North West is planning for tomorrow. We’re always developing new ways to …

2017-06-29 15:00   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: #goodnews – Dragons! (Is winter coming?)

So, gonna start printing occasional bits of good news, to offset the horror that is the continuing and escalating incompetence and delusion that is Manchester climate tosh… The first bit is a press release that got sent a couple of …

2017-06-26 13:33   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Uni of #Manchester prof on air quality – 40 thousands premature deaths a year in UK.

EXPERT COMMENTARY: “40,000 premature deaths a year in UK caused by poor air quality” Professor Hugh Coe is Professor of Atmospheric Composition in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Manchester and a leading expert in …

2017-06-15 10:51   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Activist Training in #Manchester 24-8 July. Deadline to apply 18th June!!

from here.  Looks good.  Please forward to any young folk (18-25) that you know… Applications open – Demand the Impossible, Manchester 2017 Demand the Impossible is a one-week course in Manchester from July 24th-28th. FREE, including lunch and travel, but places are …

2017-06-13 17:06   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: #Manchester “Clean Air” Day, 15th June. BCAG statement

Manchester has awful air quality, in breach of European Union regulations.  Fortunately we are solving this problem by… leaving the European Union (#takebackcontrol). So, this Thursday is “Clean Air Day”   . This event is happening. MCFly has received the following …

2017-06-13 14:08   Click to comment

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