Category Archives: LinkedIn

The supposed economic benefit of aviation expansion

25/6/13: 15.48 – links corrected and working now. Further to our counter-campaign on Air Passenger Duty, here is the argument that expansion of aviation does not inevitably lead to stimulation of the economy (which in any case is not necessarily … Continue reading

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Oppose the campaign to abolish Air Passenger Duty

There have been straws in the wind and now there is a concerted campaign to abolish Air Passenger Duty (APD) – see http://www.afairtaxonflying.org/ (sorry you’ll have to copy and paste – we don’t want to help them too much!)The campaign … Continue reading

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Become a Friend of Steady State Manchester

“Steady State Manchester” was established in 2012. We are delighted to see Steady State ideas gaining ground in Manchester. A notable example is that Manchester City Council’s Economic Scrutiny Committee will be discussing Steady State ideas at their meeting on … Continue reading

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▶ Working less for economic, social and ecological wellbeing

▶ Audioboo / Would the world be better if we worked less?. Nice to hear some coverage of this on today’s Radio 4 Today programme:  Andrew Simms from nef.  Shorter hours is one of the ideas we present in In … Continue reading

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Austerity or debt? There has to be a better way – Public Service

Austerity or debt? There has to be a better way – Public Service. A useful article by Dan O’Neill – very relevant in our Manchester context where, as we’ve seen, the central government policy of austerity is forcing huge cuts … Continue reading

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Workshop: In Place of Growth, next Saturday, 19th January.

Steady State #Manchester presents…. Still some places left Saturday 19th January, 2013:  Workshop- 2-5.30pm Everything you want to know about In Place of Growth Methodist Central Hall, Oldham St., Manchester.  The workshop will, which will be participatory and activity-based rather … Continue reading

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Steady State Manchester, comments on the refresh of Manchester’s Climate Change Action Plan

Comments on Manchester – A Certain Future; Refresh 2013 see pdf version with references  Analysis 1)  There is a great deal to agree with in many of the specific actions, and the review of progress seems honest. Our comments therefore … Continue reading

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Our first reports published: “In Place of Growth” and “Living Well”

Steady State #Manchester is pleased to present its first two reports, In Place of Growth and Living Well.  We have a launch event on 20 November details here.  Both are published here in .pdf format.  We can supply other versions … Continue reading

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