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Manchester Climate Monthly is alive!!

The same people who brought you Manchester Climate Fortnightly are setting up Manchester Climate Monthly.  It will publish on the first Monday of the month, but already there is a growing website over here.  You can hit the subscribe button, … Continue reading

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Reasons to be cheerful: No more MCFly.

Sorry, thought I had left a “closed” message on this site. The last MCFly (issue 61) was published on November 14, 2010. The editor flew (yes, flew) to Australia, and nobody else was interested in learning the ropes. Goodnight and … Continue reading

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Statement re: “Manchester Airport on Trial”

For more information about the case of two groups of activists on trial for actions they are alleged to have taken in May 2010, see their website.  MCFly was promised (twice, and personally) statements from the Press Team at Manchester … Continue reading

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Manchester Evening News on Climate Change

Recently the editor of MCFly and David Ottewell had an online exchange about the quality and quantity of the MEN’s coverage of Climate Change. It ended with a cyber-flounce and a request from MCFly that – if ‘trawling through the … Continue reading

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Steady (state) on old chaps – Manchester City Council to investigate steady-state economics

The Green City Team at Manchester City Council has committed to producing a report on the implications of a ‘steady-state’ economy for Manchester. No date has been given for the publication of the report, which will be tabled to the … Continue reading

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Open letter to the Labour Party concerning Mary Murphy

Dear Sir/Madam re: behaviour of Cllr Mary Murphy (Hulme ward) I am writing to you about the behaviour of one of the elected members of the Labour Party. As you will be aware, Mary Murphy circulated an article from “Manchester … Continue reading

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MCFly 61

There, done. 8 pages of the blighter, with a bile-filled supplement about… well, I wouldn’t want to spoil it for you both. Download as a pdf, or read it below as a scribd document.

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