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Category Archives: cities
Carbon budgets and footprints: a guide
Greater Manchester Climate Network, with Green Drinks, organised a session called “Carbon Jargon Buster Workshop”. It was addressed by Joe Blakey from the University of Manchester. Joe has specialised in understanding the various methods and tools of carbon accounting, with … Continue reading
The Future is 20 minutes away? 20-minute neighbourhoods
The Future is 20 minutes away? 20-minute neighbourhoods. By Carolyn Kagan pdf version As we move towards a future in urban areas where people travel less, buy locally and live more convivial lives, we need vital and liveable neighbourhoods. This … Continue reading
Posted in cities, community, explainers, key concepts, re-localisation Tagged 20 minute neighbourhoods, bioregion, Carolyn Kagan, city region, community, Planning, policy, spatial, Spatial Framework, walkability 10 Comments
How Green is My City? A Response to Manchester City Council leader’s blog post.
Response to Manchester City Council leader’s blog post: How Green is My City Mark Burton (Submitted as a comment on Manchester City Council website and annotated here with links. Comments appear to be disabled on the Leader’s blog, although the … Continue reading
Fearless Cities: could we have the new municipalism in Greater Manchester?
Fearless Cities: the new municipalism. NEW! January, 2019. English edition of the book now available from (click->) New Internationalist. Today it is easy enough to think that people are not interested in politics, or even that they don’t value democracy. … Continue reading
Posted in cities, democracy, transport Tagged Barcelona, city region, Ciudades sin Miedo, democracy, Fearless Cities, Greater Manchester, Local government, radical democracy 7 Comments
Greater Manchester Garden City – a viable alternative?
Conversation event: Greater Manchester Garden City – a viable alternative? Thursday 2 March, 6.30pm, Methodist Central Hall, Oldham Street, Manchester. Book via EventBrite We’ll be showing Tom Bliss’s film that reviewed the Garden City concept and suggested applying it retrospectively … Continue reading
Posted in cities, environment, events, key concepts Tagged alternative vision, bioregion, city region, Garden Cities, Greater Manchester, Urbal 1 Comment