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Category Archive: Climate Week

  1. Thursday, 26th March 2015 at 1:51pm

    Showing off sustainability

    MMU’s green credentials were showcased during Climate Week with a series of events aimed to engage staff, students and local community in creating a sustainable future. From film screenings and panel debates, to a sustainability fair and the ever-popular Pop Swap, the University was a hive of eco-activity. One of our key events, “Tell Us”, […]

  2. Thursday, 26th March 2015 at 1:27pm

    My Climate march experience

    On an unseasonably warm day in March (perhaps the result of Climate Change!), I experienced my first demonstration with some of my Environment team colleagues. Having missed last year’s People’s Climate March, an international day of protest, I was determined to lend my support to the Time to Act Climate March co-ordinated by Campaign against Climate Change. Ryan […]

  3. Tuesday, 24th February 2015 at 9:00am

    Climate Week 2 – 8 March events

    As part of Climate Week (2-8 March), MMU and The Union MMU are running a series of events and activities for you to get involved in! Climate Week is Britain’s biggest climate change campaign, inspiring a new wave of action to create a sustainable future. Culminating in a week of activities, it showcases practical solutions from […]

  4. Tuesday, 24th February 2015 at 8:17am

    2 March: Free Film Shorts Day

    2 March Time: 11.30 am – 7 pm Venue: 4th Floor Benzie Building – room 403 As part of Climate Week, a day of short films is being held at MMU. Every film will relate to sustainability though various themes, for example food, transport, agriculture, animals, climate change and deforestation (there are many more!). The […]

  5. Monday, 23rd February 2015 at 4:20pm

    4 March Interactive Fair and Talks on Sustainability

    Manchester Metropolitan University and The Union are hosting a whole day full of activities and events for you to get involved in their brand new building. We will be bringing together people and projects from across Manchester and beyond to deliver an event-packed day that is set to be highlight of Climate Week 2015! Sustainable […]

  6. Monday, 23rd February 2015 at 4:10pm

    4 March Sustainable Futures Fair

               Sustainable Futures Fair 4 March Time: 12:30 – 6:30pm Venue: The Union MMU Hall Register FREE here: susfair.eventbrite.co.uk   We’re hosting a Sustainable Futures Fair at our new Union building.   Students, staff, community groups and businesses will be displaying their sustainability projects and ideas, as well as providing opportunities […]

  7. Friday, 20th February 2015 at 4:21pm

    4 March 10+ Speakers on Sustainability with Manchester: A Certain Future – ‘Tell Us’

    4 March Time: 4-6pm Venue: Meeting Room 6, The Union Building, Higher Cambridge Street Register FREE here: tellus.eventbrite.co.uk     Join us on the 4th March for Manchester: a Certain Future ‘Tell Us’. This event showcases key projects which assist the city in adapting to the effects of climate change and are enhancing knowledge, awareness […]

  8. Friday, 20th February 2015 at 10:03am

    4 March: Pop Swap fighting fashion waste

    Here at MMU we’re always trying to find innovative ways to reduce our environmental impact. Usually in response to shocking statistics such as ‘around £140 million worth (350,000 tonnes) of used clothing goes to landfill in the UK every year*’. Our response to this was Pop Swap a space for exchanging unwanted items for new […]

  9. Thursday, 19th February 2015 at 2:31pm

    5 March: Disruption Film Screening (MMU Cheshire)

    5 March Time: 5pm Venue: Couzens Building, C-0-01 Disruption is an hour-long film, which highlights the consequences of ignoring climate change. It also focuses on the People’s Climate March in 2014, and inspires everyone to take action. Get your free ticket here:http://disruptioncheshire.eventbrite.co.uk

  10. Wednesday, 18th February 2015 at 10:01am

    6 March: Women’s roles in tackling Climate Change workshop

    Workshop 1: 11am-1pm, NBS 3.08 Workshop 2: 2-4pm, NBS 3.22   We are hosting a workshop during Climate Week incorporating International Women’s Day. The workshop will be delivered by WEN (Women’s Environmental Network) whose work focuses specifically on issues relating to women and the environment. The workshop will consist of activities and discussions around climate […]