Category Archives: Call to Action

MCFly 045- The Council Gritter

No further news from Manchester City Council about how much money it is planning to allocate to climate change in the coming year(s). But at least it’s leading the way in transparency by posting the minutes of the Environmental Strategy … Continue reading

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Breaking News- Climate Change Action Plan released

The climate change action plan for Manchester, which MCFly has been reporting on all year, is now available for all to see. It has been released ahead of next Wednesday’s Executive Meeting, at which it will be formally accepted. The … Continue reading

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MCFly 035- Can’t Run, Can’t Hide

World leaders meet in Copenhagen this December to discuss whether our species wants its civilisation to continue (that’s no exaggeration, it IS that stark). Today, as we publish a slightly-earlier-than-usual MCFly, some readers will be among those ‘swooping’ on the … 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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Oversighted and scrutineed

MCFly went along to the latest Communities and Neighbourhoods Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting (it’s like a Select Committee- a bunch of elected politicians keeping tabs on a more powerful bunch of elected politicians and bureaucrats) on Tuesday14 July. The … Continue reading

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Email interview with Cllr Richard Cowell, Exec Member for the Environment

June 16th 20091) How happy are you with the progress of the Call to Action?We are progressing with the catalytic actions and the Call to Actionhas contributed to the debate on what needs to be done. Thepublication of the Call … Continue reading

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MCFly 022- win £5000!!

That’s the prize if you can spot the words “climate change” or “debate” or “action plan” in the article to the left, copied from the latest Council magazine to fall through t’letterbox. As reported in previous MCFlys, the “Proud Of” … Continue reading

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