Our city’s shared plan to tackle climate change

Events

The Great Energy Escape (Manchester Science Festival)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 11:00 to Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 16:30

Crystal Maze meets Breakout in this brand new interactive game from Carbon Co-op and Energy Democracy Greater Manchester. Drawing on energy data produced by the real lives of people from across Greater Manchester, the game is a race against time for participants to reduce emissions and keep the lights on under pressure. Based on the systems that make, use and share our energy, this game explores current issues and dilemmas which you must solve through compromise and collaboration.

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Manchester Climathon 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017 -
09:00 to 17:00

Climathon brings together the climate challenges faced by the world’s cities and the people who have the ability and the passion to solve them. Manchester’s students, start-ups, entrepreneurs, big thinkers and technical experts are being invited to take part in a Global climate change hackathon which will take place simultaneously in major cities around the world on 27 October 2017.

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Our Faith, Our Planet, Our Community

Monday, November 6, 2017 -
17:30 to 19:30

​You are invited to 'Our Faith, Our Planet, Our Community' workshops on the 6th November. This evening of creative and informative workshops have been inspired from the ‘Our Faith, Our Planet’ event held at Manchester Cathedral on 25 September 2017. The aim of this event is to provide a range of practical pointers on the many ways in which you can do something about climate change.

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Communicating Climate Change in your Community: a Masterclass

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 -
10:00 to 16:00

It's challenging to communicate climate change at a community level. How can we find ways to alert people to climate change when there are so many other things to worry about? How can we make the solutions to climate change feel positive and empowering? And, especially, how can we reach beyond the limited core audience of dedicated environmentalists to the wider and sometimes sceptical population?

 

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