Category Archives: Forum for the Future

MCFly 038- A different league

Forum for the Future is a charity that does an annual league table of Britain’s 20 ‘greenest’ cities. Last year (see MCFly 12) Manchester fell from 12th to 15th. This year, it’s 14th (but there’s a twist). Perhaps MCFly should … Continue reading

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Issue 13- It’s official: Manchester STILL less green than 2007

Last MCFly we reported on the “Sustainable Cities Index,” in which Manchester had dropped from 12th place in 2007 to 15th. However, the whole report had been pulled while the judges – Forum for the Future – re-checked their maths. … Continue reading

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Sustainable Cities Index: Manchester still 15th

In the latest MCFly we reported on the Forum for the Future’s “Sustainable Cities Index.” Manchester came 15th, down three places on last year. We sought comment from various people about this, including Richard Cowell, Manchester’s Executive Member for the … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Missing Ratings

This story was supposed to be about Manchester’s poor rating in Forum for the Future’s ‘Sustainable Cities Index.’ Released on November 10, the ratings proclaimed Bristol “the most sustainable city in Britain,” for its recycling, composting and waste collection programmes, … Continue reading

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