Category Archives: Manchester Climate Change Action Plan

Statement re: “Manchester Airport on Trial”

For more information about the case of two groups of activists on trial for actions they are alleged to have taken in May 2010, see their website.  MCFly was promised (twice, and personally) statements from the Press Team at Manchester … Continue reading

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Airport and Media- (straw)MEN behaving defensively

Dear David, thank you for your comment on the MCFly story “Men behaving inanely“, which followed on from our “Green Christmas, White Elephants and Unintentional larfs.” You write: We’ve put the airport’s ‘green’ credentials under scrutiny many times in the … Continue reading

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Godot has arrived!

After months and months of assurances from senior council figures that  it was “weeks from going live”, the http://www.manchesterclimate.com website has been relaunched. It now has a list of organisations that endorse the Climate Change Action Plan (about 120 out … Continue reading

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Noses and time both out of joint

This landed in MCFly’s inbox “Hi Marc I want to book onto the Nov 30th City Council stakeholders conference for ‘Manchester a Certain Future’ but I can’t find a way of doing this. Do they really want the citizens of … Continue reading

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Invitations and Endorsements

In November 2009, the Manchester Climate Change Action Plan (aka Manchester: A Certain Future) was endorsed by the Executive of Manchester City Council. It is a plan for the city, not just the council, and commits us all (with fuzzy … Continue reading

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Flight/Plan

Here’s the shocker – during all the talk about Climate Change Principles and Strategies and Leadership, Manchester City Council’s top bureaucrats and politicians were flying around the planet without even buying “carbon offsets.”  Enraged? Good. Bottle that anger and keep … Continue reading

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Council rag in “ignoring-own-climate-plan” shocker

The latest Manchester Pravda [er, surely “Manchester People”? Ed] slithers onto the doormat. It is a quarterly “news”paper produced by Manchester City Council. It isn’t exactly fearless investigative journalism, (sample headline “Three cheers for our schools”), and MCFly only reads … Continue reading

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