Email Bulletin 1

Dear all,

welcome to the 1st “in-between” email bulletin of Manchester Climate Fortnightly (MCFly).

MCFly will be published Sundays Jan 11, Jan 25, Feb 8, Feb 22, March 1, 15, 29 and April 12 , when it will stop publishing unless more volunteers come forward.

These email in-between bulletins will be short and to the point

a) Local news (esp council and campaigning group stuff, but also business)
b) Upcoming local events (climate related and in the next week only)
c) upcoming national/international news stories of interest/importance
d) “other stuff” (competitions, future events of note etc)

Please do forward these to whoever you think wants them.

a) Local news

Manchester City Council intends to release its Climate Strategy this Wednesday, 7th January. The strategy will be discussed at a Council Executive meeting on January 14th. More information via as soon as possible.

Stop Expansion at Manchester Airport has started a monthly bulletin.

b) Upcoming local events

Monday Jan 12 at 7pm 
Northern Climate Rush "Obedient women rarely make history."
Manchester Airport Terminal 3 Departure Lounge

Monday Jan 12 at 7.15pm
Campaign against Climate Change meeting, Friends Meeting House, Mount St

c) upcoming national/international news stories of interest/importance
Imminent decision on Heathrow Third Runway

Both Labour Government and Conservatives have made statements about green technology and job creation.

Sunday 11th American Meteorological Society annual meeting

d) "other stuff"
Essay contest “What Do We DO Now” with first prize £30.
600 word limit to answer: “What are the current problems/future opportunities for Climate Campaigners in Greater Manchester”

January 16, 2009
FutureEthics conference: “A World Without Us? Imagining the End of the Human”

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