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Category Archives: Climate Change
Living within limits to Growth – how do we do it? Talk given by Mark H Burton, Steady State Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne, 6 May, 2017. Here are the notes and illustrations used in this talk. It covers the following … Continue reading
We continue the serialisation of our report, Policies for the City Region. In this short installment we explore the ethical necessity and pragmatic benefits of NW institutions dumping their investments in fossil fuel companies and putting that money to better … Continue reading
Steady State Manchester (SSM) welcomed many new faces to a lively and exciting conversation on 20th October: ‘Climate change is an emergency: what do we know about the best way of influencing decision makers?’ It was a hopeful and inspiring … Continue reading
Commentary on “Ahead of the Curve” Manchester’s climate change consultation for 2016-2050 pdf version of this article This consultation closes on Sunday 16th October. Make your comments on it by clicking HERE. A little context. Manchester has had a climate … Continue reading
Steady State Manchester is part of the coalition that came together as Fossil Free Greater Manchester (FFGM) to campaign for the largest local authority pension fund to divest from fossil fuels. It is consistent with our thinking on the regional … Continue reading
Steady State Manchester is part of Fossil Free Greater Manchester (FFGM), a coalition of organisations and individuals campaigning for the Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) to take its money out of fossil fuels. This is part of an international campaign … Continue reading
New evidence suggests absolute decoupling in some economies, but is it enough and will it last? PDF version Background Does economic growth inevitably lead to more emissions of pollutants, and specifically of greenhouse gases? In previous posts I’ve shown that … Continue reading
This article now republished at degrowth.de as Again and again: supposed evidence for decoupling emissions from growth is not what it seems. Note: we have published other, including more recent, pieces on the myth of decoupling, including commentary on more … Continue reading