Greater Manchester Green City Region. Creating a greener, greater city region differently

Youth climate activist with sign at a protest

7 Ways to Keep in Touch With Climate Activism

We’re back for our second round-up of the best environmental podcasts, shows and accounts to follow if you’re a young climate activist!

 

Energy House case study infographic

Construction begins on ground-breaking Energy House

The University of Salford’s cutting-edge Energy House 2.0 will allow researchers and technology developers to test energy use in houses built inside two giant weather-controlled chambers.

earth taken from space

CLIMATE AMBITION SUMMIT - Saturday 12th December

Saturday 12 December 2020, 14:00 GMT / 09:00 ET

https://www.climateambitionsummit2020.org/

The University of Manchester

New University-led energy agency to turn Greater Manchester green

A new Energy Innovation Agency (EIA) to be established between three Greater Manchester universities, local government and industry has been announced today with the aim of kick-starting a decade of clean energy innovation to meet the region’s 2038 carbon neutral target.

Green Summit on Laptop

Greater Manchester Goes Green - Green Summit 2020: doing things differently this year

We are delighted to announce that for a third consecutive year, GMCA will be hosting Green Summit 2020 – “Greater Manchester Goes Green”. 

Great Energy Escape Computer

The Great Energy Escape

The Great Energy Escape is a quick-fire interactive puzzle game, designed to take players through a narrative journey that frames an educational experience centred around climate change.

Mayor addressing Innovation Zone

Five Year Plan - Playing your part

The Green Summit saw the launch of the 5 Year Environment Plan for Greater Manchester – an ambitious plan setting the action needed to make sure that we make fair contribution to tackling climate change and that we protect and enhance our city region’s natural environment.

Young People 2038

Greater Manchester Green Summit 2019 - Five years in seven hours

In 2018 at the end of the first Greater Manchester Green Summit, Andy Burnham promised the 700+ audience that there would be a second Green Summit, this would launch the region’s pathway to become carbon-neutral.  This summit would be bigger, more focused and more inclusive, welcoming more people through the doors to be part of the big plan.

Greater Manchester Produces First City Region-Wide Ecosystem Services Opportunity Mapping Tool

The first city region-wide Ecosystem Services Opportunity Mapping Tool was launched as part of the Mayors Green Summit in March and provides a valuable resource for funders, policy-makers, project developers, partnerships and infrastructure planners to inform and support their decisions on the protection of the natural environment and investment projects.

Mayor of Greater Manchester Green Summit

Mayor of Greater Manchester to announce date for a zero-carbon GM

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has today announced the date for a landmark Green Summit next year.  

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