An Article about Manchester Metropolitan University's ISO Celebration, written by Alice Litchfield
On Thursday 21st April, Manchester Metropolitan University are celebrating; they are the first UK University to achieve the revised ISO 14001: 2015 standards and are implementing them throughout the university.
Julian Agyeman delivered SEED’s (School of Environment, Education and Development at The University of Manchester) 2016 lecture to over 50 students at University Place.
The Professor is from Tufts University in the US talked about ‘Just Sustainability’ and living within limits. This lecture was the start of the University’s Just Festival and was broadcast to a number of places around the world.
An Article from Our City, Our Planet by Alice Howse
On Tuesday 1st, Julie’s Bicycle ran an interactive event called Our City, Our Planet that addressed the art scene’s role in engaging with climate change and sustainability. It was a partnership event which also saw the official launch of Manchester Climate Lab 2016, a year of experiments to determine what really makes people engage with issues faced by climate change and furthermore, what inspires people to take action.
Contributed by Emma Charlotte Richards on 14.03.2016
An Article about Carbon Literacy by Emma Charlotte Richards
During the summer of 2012, as part of a programme of ‘MMU Futures’ events, MMU was one of the first organisations to pilot the Carbon Literacy Project training for its students. Over 60 students received Carbon Literacy training and were the first officially certified students in Manchester.
An Article about Manchester Friends of the Earth Fossil Free Manchester Meeting by Ishiko Looi
Last Monday, I attended a group meeting held by the Fossil Free Greater Manchester group. They are a group of people from different age groups and career fields who were gathered together for a campaign that calls on the Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) to divest from coal, oil and gas companies and reinvest the money into positive alternatives, such as renewable energy and energy efficiency.