I’ve worked in London and Manchester in all sorts of voluntary organisations, as well as for Manchester City Council on regeneration. Now I’m semi-retired, writing bids for the voluntary sector. Much of my work has related to communities and health and well-being. I’m in Steady State Manchester as I think we urgently need to work out what we are going to do about economic growth, which at the moment is depleting natural resources, damaging the environment, and in particular hastening climate change. And the best place to start is locally and regionally. I’m not an expert in any of the issues we take on, but am learning as we go along – above all that we’re more effective by working together.
- Manchester’s Electronic Billboards – Another Sidewalk for Jevons’ Paradox 13 May, 2022
- Community or Consumption: Social Ecology in Greater Manchester 7 April, 2022
- Greater Manchester is overspending its carbon budget and Places for Everyone will make it much worse. 24 March, 2022
- Beyond a Green New Deal: book review 1 February, 2022
- UK Government’s Net Zero Strategy – a critical review 18 November, 2021
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"A Viable Future: Explorations in Post-Growth from Steady State Manchester" - available as a free ebook or an affordable 361 page paperback.
"The Viable Economy … and Society”, a pamphlet presenting an integrated approach to economic, social and ecological well-being.
"The Carbon and Planning Workbook" - a guide for citizens responding to planning proposals.
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