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Manchester Climate Monthly: Upcoming Carbon Coop events and training #Manchester

Green Open Homes Weekend – 29th + 30th Sept 2018 Visit Eco-Homes Homes across Greater Manchester are opening their doors for one weekend for visitors to have a nosey! Come and see: External & Internal Wall Insulation | MVHR | …

2018-09-24 09:43   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Crowdfunder Appeal: Station South Restoration and Cycle Café #Manchester #Levenshulme

from here. Station South Restoration and Cycle Café We’re restoring an old railway station to its former glory and need your help to transform it into a destination cycle café, bar, co-working space and permaculture inspired garden! We’re Station South …

2018-09-20 14:02   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Upcoming Event: “informing the vision of a low-carbon future” #Manchester Tues 2nd Oct

Jason Lowe posterTyndall Manchester would like to invite you to attend the next talk in our seminar series “Informing the vision of a low-carbon future” by Professor Jason Lowe, on Tuesday 2nd October (room C21, Pariser Building, Sackville Street) at …

2018-09-18 14:53   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: BCAG: “Barton Renewable Energy Plant Will Not Be Built”

(Sent in by the Breathe Clean Air Group). Plans to build a 20 MW, biomass-fuelled, heat and power plant in Davyhulme, Greater Manchester appear to have failed. Local campaigners the Breathe Clean Air Group, have unearthed documentation showing that the …

2018-09-10 12:24   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: #Manchester air quality – kids warned to ‘limit outdoor exertion’

So, probably a good thing that the mobikes are going… Good grief, what a species we are. Manchester records highest levels of air pollution anywhere in western Europe as children warned to ‘limit outdoor exertion’ Manchester recorded the highest levels of …

2018-09-08 13:02   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Upcoming event: Hacking the Future of Energy. #Manchester 2-4 November.

from carbon coop website. Hacking the Future of Energy Join us to explore, develop and win funds for your solution to the energy crisis. Apply now Friday 2nd Nov – Sunday 4th Nov / Manchester / Ages 16+ / Free …

2018-09-06 17:23   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Young feminists in #climate justice -contributions sought for ‘rooted in care, sustaining movements’.

Calling all Young feminists in climate justice! This is a call for submissions to our 2nd #storytelling project: Rooted in Care, Sustaining Movements! Submit your story via this form Visit our website for more details Advertisements

2018-09-01 11:02   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Appeal to oppose Drax Power Station’s plans

The campaigning group Biofuelwatch has an urgent campaign to oppose Drax Power Station’s new plans to replace its final two coal units with a much larger power station to burn fossil gas. If Drax’s full plan goes ahead, it would …

2018-08-23 22:40   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: #Manchester retrofit – survey by post-grad student, help needed #climate

Jackie Owino is a postgraduate student in the University of Salford studying MSc. Safety, Health and Environment Management. She is passionate about environmental sustainability, and is seeking owner-occupiers of houses in Manchester to respond to a survey (you can take …

2018-08-23 13:16   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Only 1 in 7 of top #Manchester Council bosses is ‘carbon literate’ #climate farce

Back in 2013 Richard Leese got himself some feel-good greenie points (and made certain supine types roll over and coo) by launching the world’s first ‘Carbon Literacy’ program, in the Arndale Centre. It then took our Glorious Leader four years …

2018-08-16 13:43   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: New report: Unreported and harmful emissions from incinerators across England

Harmful emissions from incinerators are going unreported says new research which highlights serious public health failings. Copies of the full report can be read here: The new report reveals: • Incinerators exceed pollution reporting thresholds, but due to a loophole …

2018-07-19 00:25   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Save the world and get 20 quid (esp. men…)

please share… PARTICIPANTS WANTED FROM AROUND THE UK £20 GIFT VOUCHER FOR COMPLETION OF STUDY Would you like to do more to tackle climate change and poverty? Do you find it difficult to respond to these global challenges in your …

2018-07-16 01:11   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Lucy Powell and “carbon literacy”- no answers yet… #manchester #climate

The Labour Party’ MP Lucy Powell (Manchester Central) has repeatedly declined to say whether she has completed the much-vaunted “carbon literacy” training that various people in Manchester seem to think is worth a bucket of warm spit. On 26 June …

2018-07-06 14:57   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: More toxic Greater #Manchester air looms. Silence from Andy Burnham…

So, months on from the world-changing “Green Summit” it turns out that the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, is not responding to legitimate questions from the Breath Clean Air Group (sent on the 24th June – see below).  What …

2018-07-01 12:55   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: #saddleworthfire – #climate change increases risk, requires management, says 2010 paper

So, back in 2010 academic research was published by researchers at Manchester Business School and Manchester Metropolitan University.   You can read the whole thing here. MCFly sez: We are an exceptionally technologically advanced, and even more exceptionally stupid species.  …

2018-06-27 14:52   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Saddleworth Moor fire – Wildlife Trusts response #Manchester #pressrelease

So, if you are in Manchester you can probably smell and taste Saddleworth Moor right now. If you’re asthmatic, for god’s sake, have your inhalers on you, and make sure people know what to do if you get unwell.  Meanwhile, …

2018-06-27 12:49   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Permaculture Convergence 2018 – #Manchester 20-23 September

from here – National Permaculture Convergence Tickets available now! The National Permaculture Convergence, organised by the Permaculture Association, will be taking place in Hulme, Manchester from 20 – 23 September. The convergence is bursting with opportunities for learning, networking …

2018-06-26 16:23   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: #Manchester MPs vote for Heathrow Expansion

Any time anyone tells you that Labour takes climate change seriously – at a Manchester, Greater Manchester or National level, you are entitled to ROFLYAO. Show them this too

2018-06-26 09:35   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Upcoming Event: “The Clearing” 26 June, #Manchester # climate

The Clearing What kind of world might be coming over the horizon, and what will it be like to live in it? Programmed as part of Castlefield Gallery’s CG Associates series of monthly events, for our June session Tom James …

2018-06-20 09:59   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Activists to Mayor: “Blame the real polluters!” #CleanAirDay

Thursday is so-called “Clean Air Day” in Greater Manchester. The Breathe Clean Air Group, which has been trying to educated politicians and stop the more egregious stupidities, is underwhelmed. They’ve sent out a press release (see below) and this open …

2018-06-19 09:55   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Repair Cafe Roadshow. #Manchester #Moston #Cheetham Hill 9 June

Please forward on to anyone who would be interested! REPAIR CAFE ROADSHOW Start a Repair Café in your neighbourhood! Do you have broken items cluttering up your home?  Wouldn’t it be great if there was somewhere you could go to …

2018-06-04 14:59   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Anti-Fracking Solidarity: From Latin America to the UK #Manchester, 19 May.

Manchester, Saturday 19 May Anti-Fracking Solidarity: From Latin America to the UK When: 2pm-4pm, followed by social Where: Manchester Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount St, Manchester M2 5NS –Come to connect the resistance to extreme fossil fuels between UK, Argentina and Colombia. Hear the …

2018-05-11 11:36   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Training for protest at BP’s AGM in #Manchester: Tues 15 May

On May 21 BP is – for the first time ever – holding its AGM outside London.  They’re coming to Manchester. There will be a protest.  There is training for that on offer.  Register via here. (Blurb below copied and …

2018-05-02 15:43   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Upcoming event: Unsustainable fossil fuel use 1950-2018. #Manchester #climate

Free event, no need to book.  Tyndall Manchester asking the right questions again…   How did it come to this? Unsustainable global fossil fuel use in historical perspective, 1950-2018 Simon Pirani, Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies …

2018-05-01 08:27   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Event Report + facilitation reflections- “#Climate Change and Sustainability” seminar, #Manchester

Last Saturday the northwest branch of  Spanish Researchers UK network held a well-executed and interesting seminar on ‘Climate Change and Sustainability’ in central Manchester. Between 30 and 40 people were present at the Cervantes Institute (which kindly provided a  room for …

2018-04-25 15:07   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Seminar: Climate Change & Sustainability #Manchester Saturday 21st April

   The Society of Spanish Researchers in the United Kingdom is holding a seminar on “Climate Change and Sustainability” on Saturday 21st of April. It’s free and you’ll get to meet lots of interesting people. I’ll be there too…

2018-04-10 08:15   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Upcoming Event: “A Rubbish Night at the Museum” #Manchester 19 April

.from here Do residents in Manchester have to live surrounded by rubbish? Or can we change it? If you care about Manchester, our neighbourhoods, our communities, and our international reputation, then let’s talk about rubbish. Join us for “A Rubbish …

2018-04-09 11:11   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Great Green Future or the Last Straw? #GMGreenCity

For reasons that escape all explanation, Manchester Climate Fortnightly’s editor did not pass the (mysterious and unexplained) selection process for the recent Mayor’s “Green” Summit. Go figure.  Anyway, some people who did go have written up their reflections.  Here is …

2018-03-23 09:49   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Job Alert: 3 campaigning jobs at Friends of the Earth

Campaigner (x3) Salary: £32,630 – £37,365 per annum, pro-rata (inc. London weighting if applicable) Location: Flexible (with regular travel to London office) Hours/days per week: 35 per week / Mon-Fri Contract: Fixed Term Contract (Various lengths) Closing date: 23:59 on …

2018-03-21 06:23   Click to comment

Manchester Climate Monthly: Carbon Coop Home Energy Training, Spring 2018 #Manchester

2018-03-19 12:09   Click to comment

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