Category Archives: 10:10 campaign

“No Pressure”: A heart-breaking work of staggering… idiocy

The 10:10 organisation encourages individuals and organisations (Manchester City Council has signed up) to cut their carbon emissions by 10% in 2010. On Friday October 1st they briefly posted a youtube video directed by Richard “My films are cloying sentimental … Continue reading

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MCFly 57 – Under Pressure? If only…

Life is full of threats, full of opportunities. Most of them we don’t see till they are upon us or have passed us by. Climate change isn’t like that. It has been ‘on the horizon’, as a known long-term threat, … Continue reading

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MCFly 035- 3 out of 10:10

Manchester City Council signed up to the 10:10 (to reduce its emissions by 10% by the end of 2010) at a full Council meeting on Weds Oct 7 (we blogged that- do pay attention at the back there!). But here’s … Continue reading

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From words to action (plans)

This is a LONG blog post, so here is the take home: Manchester City Council hosted a surprisingly “open” meeting that seems to have generated a lot of good ideas (more on that later!) and left people with a sense … Continue reading

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Council meeting October 7

This from one of our many many spies in the world of Manchester politics, about the motion before Council on Climate Change we reported here… It was a heated and argumentative meeting on most issues, but on this one there … Continue reading

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