Category Archives: Manchester Climate Change Agency

Greater Manchester, Low Carbon Area for Built Environment

This has been in the (ho-ho) pipeline for a while. Now maybe the Manchester Climate Change Agency could get on and, you know, be an agent of change? Manchester city region confirmed as low carbon area By Simon BinnsGreater Manchester … Continue reading

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Environment Commission meeting #4: Resource wars

Four months after the Environment Commission (EC) first met, there is growing impatience amongst the commissioners to just get on with the job and start setting targets. While aware of the need to carefully select an agenda, many commissioners are … Continue reading

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MCFly 032- Manchester Climate Change Agency

With the Environment Commission pushing into its fourth meeting this month, its ‘delivery body’ the Manchester Climate Change Agency (MCCA), is now beginning to take shape. Steve Turner, the head of carbon economy, revealed that the MCCA’s powers have been … Continue reading

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Scoop! Environment Commissioners not being appointed yet

The Environment Commission for Greater Manchester will have to wait a little longer for its first meeting as a full body. Six members of the 11 commissioner group have been appointed, and have already met once, but five others are … Continue reading

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MCFly 019- Environment Commission update

The Environment Commission is one of 7 Greater Manchester-wide bodies being set up – others include Health, Transport, Economic Development etc. (www.manchesterclimatefortnightly.info/bluffersguide.html). The idea, as reported in MCFly 17, is that 11 “Environment Commissioners”- 6 elected politicians from various local … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts and the End of the World

News reaches MCFly Towers of a film premiere the climat-istas will be dying to pack their low-energy popcorn for. No, not the Sunday 15th March eagerly-awaited launch of the “Age of Stupid”, which is coming soon to a cinema near … Continue reading

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MCFly 017- Manchester Climate Change Agency

One of the key components of the Environment Commission will be the “Manchester Climate Change Agency,” due to open its doors later this year. The Agency, which is not modelled on the London Climate Change Agency (which reliable sources say … Continue reading

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