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September Newsletter from Steady State Manchester
Click here for SSM’s September update newsletter. It covers, Fossil Free Pensions? Local action on climate change Revising the Viable Economy Degrowth 2020 Future Economies launch event Better Buses Deansgate You can sign up to get these direct to your … Continue reading
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Local action on climate: Whalley Range Climate Action Group
A guest post by Avril Danczak Climate change is a tricky subject. Some people deny it, are ignorant about it or think it is nothing to do with them. On the other hand, many are terrified by what a globally … Continue reading
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Manchester City Council declares a climate emergency!
Update: Manchester council unanimously passed the climate emergency motion. Watch the discussion HERE. As cllr. Wright notes, this is not just a declaration but also a plan. And this one is serious: see the motion. https://t.co/Qvqmk2l7Fc We’ll all need to … Continue reading
CounterCoin and the Environmental Impact of Venues
by James Scott Vandeventer This post originally appeared on the CounterCoin website here. The recent report from Keele University, A Comparison of the Environmental Performance of Sports and Entertainment Venues for a Range of Percentage Capacities (first released here) opens … Continue reading
What’s not to like about CounterCoin ?
What’s not to like about CounterCoin ? by Carolyn Kagan (The second of two pieces about Countercoin. The first by Mike Riddell set out the basic philosophy and reported on the event that Carolyn mentions below.) There are some … Continue reading
CounterCoin’s continual experimentation towards The Viable Economy
The first of two pieces on Countercoin In this one Mike Riddell (of CounterCoin Community Club Limited, Hometown Plus Limited and Steady State Manchester) reports on the Countercoin Challenge event held last week in Newcastle u Lyme. Next up is … Continue reading
Economics is for everyone
“In Manchester, groundbreaking economics courses are giving locals the means to challenge some of society’s received wisdom – for free.” Another article in Aditya Chakrabortty’s Guardian series “The Alternatives”. This time we can’t claim any involvement (though one of SSM’s … Continue reading
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The Viable Economy … and Viable Finance
The Viable Economy – and Viable Finance Mark H Burton and Mike Riddell. pdf version (not updated) updated, 10 May, 13 December, 2018. It is all too clear that our economy is precarious, economically, socially and ecologically. Steady State Manchester promotes … Continue reading