Category Archives: Manchester University

Every little Dr Strangelove helps?

Should we pump a load of sulphur into the upper atmosphere so as to bounce solar radiation back into space before it hits the Earth? That’s probably not the question you’d expect to be posed at a lecture entitled “Climate … Continue reading

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The Unreality Principle

Went to two meetings on Tuesday 13th. The first, by a local activist was small but perfectly formed and contained useful information. The second was a big ol’ thing organised by Manchester University and with a “star” intellectual. It was … Continue reading

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Interview with Dr Jeremy Carter, the "Green Guru"

In previous MCFly’s we’ve reported on Manchester University’s search for what we labelled – in a foaming fit of terrible tabloid alliteration as a “Green Guru.” Dr Jeremy Carter was appointed to the position, and has kindly answered our questions, … Continue reading

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Issue 13- Sustainable Energy

Two Manchester University academics have led work on a report about sustainable energy in the UK. Professor Simon Guy and Dr Patrick Devine-Wright have authored a study with the predictably cheesy title ‘Powering Our Lives: Sustainable Energy Management and the … Continue reading

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