Category Archives: catalytic action

Business Alliance…

The Manchester Low Carbon Business Alliance was launched on Wednesday July 1st in the Grand Hall of Manchester Town Hall. This group is number three of the ‘catalytic actions’ that have enthused us so much here at MCFly Towers. About … Continue reading

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MCFly 022- Catalytic Action downdate

At least four of the Council’ “catalytic actions” seem to be in real trouble. ‘World Leading Regeneration’ has stalled thanks to the credit crunch. The ‘Retrofitting of Manchester;s Civic Heritage’ is unlikely if – as Sir Howard Bernstein hinted in … Continue reading

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Local and Global: Manchester Climate Meeting Update

Manchester Climate Forum organised a meeting last night at the Friends Meeting House and Dr. Victoria Johnson of the New Economics Foundation and Cllr Richard Cowell, the Executive member for the Environment were the invited speakers. On the agenda was … Continue reading

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Catalytic Action 8: Greening the City: i-Trees

The Executive of Manchester City Council- in effect the “Cabinet” of the 96 seat elected body, has recently accepted a report called the “Call to Action.” A London-based consultancy called “Beyond Green” wrote the report, (for £32,000 plus expenses), which … Continue reading

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Catalytic Action 7: The Manchester Prize

The Executive of Manchester City Council- in effect the “Cabinet” of the 96 seat elected body, has recently accepted a report called the “Call to Action.” A London-based consultancy called “Beyond Green” wrote the report, (for £32,000 plus expenses), which … Continue reading

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Catalytic Action 6: A climate ready LDF

The Executive of Manchester City Council- in effect the “Cabinet” of the 96 seat elected body, has recently accepted a report called the “Call to Action.” A London-based consultancy called “Beyond Green” wrote the report, (for £32,000 plus expenses), which … Continue reading

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Catalytic Action 5: Low Carbon Communities

The Executive of Manchester City Council- in effect the “Cabinet” of the 96 seat elected body, has recently accepted a report called the “Call to Action.” A London-based consultancy called “Beyond Green” wrote the report, (for £32,000 plus expenses), which … Continue reading

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