Category Archives: copenhagen

Put nature on the rack and make her scream for us

“Manchester Salon” is linked to the fruit-cake libertarians at the “Destitute of Ideas” in ways that I’m too indolent to investigate. On Wednesday 21st they held a “post-Copenhagen” event at Blackwell’s bookshop. All the suggested reading was from the Times … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Accord-ing to Gort

Prolific Manchester-based cartoonist Marc Roberts has produced a cartoon guide to the recent “Copenhagen Accord”. I’m biased (because I scripted the first draft), but I think it’s bloody brilliant. Be v. interested to know what other people think…

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MCFly 040- After Copenhagen

After the disappointment of the last international negotiations on climate change, come find out what happened and what it means for Manchester at the next Manchester Climate Forum on Weds 20 January, from 7pm, at the Friends Meeting House. details … Continue reading

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Next MCFly, Weds 20 Jan meeting…

The next full MCFly will be published on Sunday 17th January. It will contain the usual mix of news, analysis, gossip, “humour” and a useful calendar of upcoming climate events. One such event is on Weds 20th January, hosted by … Continue reading

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MCFly interview: Sharland on Copenhagen

Hi all, well, Copenhagen is done and dusted (at last). You can see various updates and analysis at I’d particularly recommend MCFly cartoonist Marc Roberts’ “The Great Climate Let-Down” He posts regularly also at Richard Sharland, the City … Continue reading

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Copenhagen and the Climate Slamdown.

Click here for a magnificent climate cartoon about Copenhagen by Manchester-based cartoonist Marc Roberts. It’s in the latest New Internationalist. MCFly has run a column for the past 20 or so issues (I may over-estimate) called “Coping With Copenhagen” (Copenhagen, … Continue reading

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MCFly 32- Coping with Copenhagen

Ed Miliband (patron saint of MCFly’s blog when he’s not busy as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change) is obviously underwhelmed with the civil society response to his request for a mass movement, so he has set up … Continue reading

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