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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

Manchester Climate Monthly: Training on Class and Social Movements: Devon, 3-6 August escaping the #smugosphere

Class matters. It really really matters. If environmental social movement organisations continue to ignore it, continue to not understand all the hidden injuries of class and do something about them, they will continue to condemn themselves to irrelevancy. So, what …

2017-06-12 10:34   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Corbyn, #Manchester City Council and #climate change – what next?

Who knew?  Some of us hoped for a hung parliament, but how many of actually believed it could happen?  We misunderestimated the young – they actually came out to vote.  Massive kudos to all those who encouraged that, who went …

2017-06-11 10:31   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Upcoming event: #Manchester “let’s talk about the elections” 14 June

From Steady State Manchester June:  Let’s talk about the elections! Wednesday 14th June 6.30-8pm Lounge at Manchester Methodist Hall Central Buildings, Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JQ We’ve now had both the Greater Manchester Mayoral election and the General Election. Together …

2017-06-09 13:47   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Job Alert: Political organiser for Red Pepper

http://www.redpepper.org.uk/job-vacancy-political-organise Political Organiser Three days per week, £25,750 per annum pro rata Could you help Red Pepper thrive at a time of great challenges for the left? We’re looking for a motivated and innovative activist with a knack for spotting …

2017-06-08 10:13   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Air Quality and #Manchester, 15 June, 12-2pm

AIR QUALITY: SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FOR GREATER MANCHESTER 15 June, 12pm – 2:00pm, Innside Manchester, 1 First Street, Manchester, M15 4RP Poor air quality in Greater Manchester is causing ill health; contributing to almost 2,000 deaths a year in the City …

2017-06-07 10:53   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: #Manchester Environmental Education Network AGM – 6 July #climate

Dear all, You are invited to join us for the next Greater Manchester ESD Forum and MEEN AGM which will be held on Thursday 6th July 2017, 2.30 – 5pm at Bridge 5 Mill, M4 7HR. We are really pleased to introduce this …

2017-06-05 22:48   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Upcoming: “Bears” at Royal Exchange #Manchester 14-18 June #climate

From here The planet is decaying at a steady rate. Glaciers are collapsing as crops are drying up, and the world gets warmer every day. This is your invitation to watch the world crumble as three bears sniff away at …

2017-06-03 17:45   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Your chance to heckle MCFly: Weds 7th June, #Manchester #3MT

Here’s me giving my spiel in the “Three Minute Thesis” heat at University of Manchester Here’s the slide I used.   And… I’m through to the Three Minute Thesis Final to be held on Wednesday June 7, between 2pm and 3:30pm …

2017-06-01 17:35   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Job Alert: “Rethinking Economics” is hiring #Manchester

Special Message We Are Hiring (again) ! Rethinking Economics is very excited to be expanding our staff team this summer. We are now looking for an enthusiastic and economically open minded individual to fill our new role of Campaigns Coordinator in our Manchester, …

2017-05-26 15:34   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: ‘Powering Together – taking control of the energy revolution’ #Manchester 24 June

The Co-operative Energy is pleased to announce its Community Energy Conference 2017 – the fifth year anniversary of the event. This year’s is titled ‘Powering Together – taking control of the energy revolution’ and will once again be jointly hosted …

2017-05-25 22:44   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: “Grassroots Energy Collaboration” Liverpool, 10 June.

Alongside local activists, Biofuelwatch are hosting a series of “Grassroots Energy Collaboration” workshops across the country throughout May and June, in Bristol, London and Liverpool. The Liverpool event will be held on Saturday 10th June at The Quaker Meeting House, …

2017-05-23 10:26   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: 2019: How the #climate activists blew it, again #debacle #doomed

Sometimes Mother Nature gives climate change activists a boost. She tried in the summer of 1988. She tried again in August 2005, when Hurricane Katrina bulls-eyed New Orleans.  She tried again in the long hot summer of 2019. The Indian …

2017-05-17 20:28   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: No plans to train Council staff in carbon literacy… #Manchester #climate #debacle

So, in January the Executive Member for the Environment told a committee of councillors that she was taking personal charge of carbon literacy training. Six weeks later MCFly requested, among other things;  A copy of the document/documents that exist that …

2017-05-14 22:21   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: #Mustread – The Doomsday Glacier by Jeff Goodell

New feature on MCFly – stuff that anyone who wants to know what to expect (globally more than locally) ought to be reading. I will hashtag it #mustread.  It probably will NOT be Manchester-centric, so feel free to ignore Will …

2017-05-12 11:00   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Upcoming event: Seeking a resilient, local, stable ‘viable economy’? #Manchester 17 May.

Steady State Manchester event: Seeking a resilient, local, stable ‘viable economy’?  The role of community business Wednesday 17th May 6.30-8pm Lounge at Manchester Methodist Hall Central Buildings, Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JQ Do you wonder what kind of an economy …

2017-05-11 15:13   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Batteries! Info night in #Manchester 24 May

Free! Book here Description Come along to find out all about adding a battery system to your home solar system! The widespread adoption of energy storage systems are seen as one of the building blocks of the future energy system. …

2017-05-09 08:04   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: GMWDA ‘seeking exit’ from PFI contract

From here. The Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA)  has confirmed that it is “seeking an exit” from its recycling and waste management Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contract with Viridor Laing (Greater Manchester) Limited. In a statement on the website of Viridor’s parent …

2017-05-04 13:55   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Liverpool event on Science/Business/Targets 11th May

Do pass this event on to any scousers who might be interested… Liverpool – “Applying Science Based Targets within Business To Deliver Tangible Benefits” 11th May Time: 16:15 – 18:00   Region: North West Venue: Novotel City Centre Hotel, 40 …

2017-05-03 13:18   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Only 1 of the 10 members of #Manchester Council Senior Management Team is carbon literate #climate

“There have been no changes to the carbon literacy status of [Strategic Management Team ] in this period.” That’s the bald response to a Freedom of Information Act request submitted by Manchester Climate Monthly to Manchester City Council. Which means, …

2017-05-03 08:32   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Democracy, exclusion, ‘citizens’ and the “hustings” that wasn’t…

After the untimely death of Deyika Nzeribe, Manchester Green Party found another candidate for the Greater Mayoral elections happening tomorrow. That candidate, Will Patterson, was at a “hustings” last week at the Lowry. Except he wasn’t on the stage with …

2017-05-03 07:46   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Upcoming Event: “The material politics of urban energy transitions” #Manchester 23 May

“The material politics of urban energy transitions” by Dr. Vanesa Castán Broto, on Tuesday 23rd May (room C21, Pariser Building, Sackville Street) at 1.00pm.  Historical analyses of past transitions have led to a wealth of empirical understanding about how transitions occur. This …

2017-05-02 11:36   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: #Manchester Council Environment Executive member Rosa Battle still not carbon literate

Last year Manchester Labour Party went to the local elections with this in their manifesto Seven months later, in early January 2017 the Executive Member for the Environment Rosa Battle told a committee of councillors that she was taking personal …

2017-05-02 08:28   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: TreeStation Open Day 6 May #Manchester

Please join us! The TreeStation is a Social Enterprise working to make the very best use of timber produced as a by-product of woodland management and tree work – for fuel, timber and other uses. Make Wood Work! Switch to …

2017-04-27 12:36   Click to comment


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