Manchester Green New Deal podcast

"There is an action rhetoric gap" Local government on climate change with Manchester Climate Monthly

July 28, 2020 Season 1 Episode 20
Manchester Green New Deal podcast
"There is an action rhetoric gap" Local government on climate change with Manchester Climate Monthly
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Manchester Green New Deal podcast
"There is an action rhetoric gap" Local government on climate change with Manchester Climate Monthly
Jul 28, 2020 Season 1 Episode 20

Ironically, there has been a lot of hot air when it comes to institutions and leaders taking on climate change. Promises of carbon neutrality in far off distant dates just kick the can down the road. How can we hold people and places of power to greater account? Are local governments able to take on the climate emergency they themselves declared? Or has the Covid pandemic turning governments back to "business as usual"?

This week on the podcast we are joined By Marion Smith and Calum Mcfarlane from Manchester Climate Monthly (@ClimateEmergMcr) to discuss their recent reports on progress from GMCA since the Climate Emergency declaration, what is getting in the way of substantive change in the city and there vision for a greener Greater Manchester.

 
CEM J10 report
https://climateemergencymanchester.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/J10-Report.pdf

CEMs' petition for a climate scrutiny committee
https://democracy.manchester.gov.uk/mgEPetitionDisplay.aspx?ID=36&RPID=1929741&HPID=1929741

Core cities report
https://climateemergencymanchester.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Core-Cities-JULY-2020-v1.0.pdf


Shout outs
Mary Heglar Climate justice activist
@MaryHeglar

Jason Hickel 
@jasonhickel

Greater manchester housing action.
@gmhousingaction

Circular city Manchester 
@circularcitymcr

U.K student climate network
@UKSCN1

Peter Kalmus
@climatehuman

Professor Julia Steinberger
@JKSteinberger

is deep adaption flawed science?
https://theecologist.org/2020/jul/15/deep-adaptation-flawed-science


If you like the show tell your mum!
Find us at
 Twitter:@MCRGND_POD
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Show Notes

Ironically, there has been a lot of hot air when it comes to institutions and leaders taking on climate change. Promises of carbon neutrality in far off distant dates just kick the can down the road. How can we hold people and places of power to greater account? Are local governments able to take on the climate emergency they themselves declared? Or has the Covid pandemic turning governments back to "business as usual"?

This week on the podcast we are joined By Marion Smith and Calum Mcfarlane from Manchester Climate Monthly (@ClimateEmergMcr) to discuss their recent reports on progress from GMCA since the Climate Emergency declaration, what is getting in the way of substantive change in the city and there vision for a greener Greater Manchester.

 
CEM J10 report
https://climateemergencymanchester.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/J10-Report.pdf

CEMs' petition for a climate scrutiny committee
https://democracy.manchester.gov.uk/mgEPetitionDisplay.aspx?ID=36&RPID=1929741&HPID=1929741

Core cities report
https://climateemergencymanchester.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Core-Cities-JULY-2020-v1.0.pdf


Shout outs
Mary Heglar Climate justice activist
@MaryHeglar

Jason Hickel 
@jasonhickel

Greater manchester housing action.
@gmhousingaction

Circular city Manchester 
@circularcitymcr

U.K student climate network
@UKSCN1

Peter Kalmus
@climatehuman

Professor Julia Steinberger
@JKSteinberger

is deep adaption flawed science?
https://theecologist.org/2020/jul/15/deep-adaptation-flawed-science


If you like the show tell your mum!
Find us at
 Twitter:@MCRGND_POD
Insta: Manchestergndpod
FB:MCRGNDPOD