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Tag Archives: Manchester City Council
Greater Manchester Pension Fund: some positive moves but more ambition needed.
What kind of a job are the city region’s investments doing in securing a viable future for the region – economically, socially, and for our living planet? Back in September, 2013, we wrote to the then chair of Manchester City … Continue reading
Can we end aviation dependency, and meanwhile how to spend the profits?
Last year Manchester City Council received what was described as a windfall of some £14m from its share of Manchester Airport Group. The other Greater Manchester councils have received a smaller, proportionate share. This year the figure is £16.23m … Continue reading
A more local economy
How do we shift the Manchester economy to one “where people can thrive without harming the planet”? Not everyone yet accepts the idea that economic growth cannot go on forever, although they might understand that we are using more of … Continue reading
Manchester Airport – the concrete shadow spreads – News – The Ecologist
Airport centric urban sprawl is metastasizing overgreen space, locking in reliance on fossil fuel intensive infrastructure. Manchester Airport – the concrete shadow spreads – News – The Ecologist CLICK TO READ FULL ARTICLE. An excellent article in the Ecologist exposes … Continue reading
Why Manchester City Council Should be Banking on Something Better
Part of the transition to a steady state economy requires maximizing the opportunities for local economies to invest in themselves, specifically in socially useful, equitable and resilience building enterprises. SSM also believes Local Government will play a key role in … Continue reading
Manchester City Council passes resolution on sustainable food.
Food is something that brings together a variety of issues connecting the economy, the environment and everyone’s well-being. Under the present austerity policies, the injustices of the food system are obvious, with thousands reliant on charitable food banks, struggling, in … Continue reading
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