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

Cllr Roger Jones, Salford City Council, Cllr Chris Paul, TfGMC & Richard Clark, TfGM Project Manager

Work starts on Port Salford Greenway extension

Work to extend a popular Salford cycle route and boost access to job opportunities, leisure facilities and green spaces began earlier this year.

Irwell sunset over MediaCity

Greater Manchester tackling increased flood risk with climate science

A new online profile  on climate change adaptation in Greater Manchester gives an insight into how the city has been working to adapt to the new climate reality.

Salford City Mayor & Chair of Low Carbon Hub Paul Dennett and GM Mayor Tony Lloyd

Life-saving air quality and climate change plans published

Greater Manchester’s leaders have set out the radical, life-saving actions they will take to improve air quality, tackle emissions and reduce the region’s carbon footprint.

Kellogg's cycle turnstile

Businesses urged to join Greater Manchester sustainable travel revolution

Greater Manchester businesses are being urged to sign up for free sustainable travel support – including grants of up to £10,000 – to save money, increase productivity and help create a healthier workforce. 

Salford City Mayor & LCH Chair Paul Dennett

Climate World Firsts on the Cobbles of Corrie

ITV Studios, Coronation Street, played host to the inaugural Carbon Literate Organisation Awards.  

Scout Moor Wind Farm, Rochdale

A sustainability snapshot of Greater Manchester

From Cottonopolis to an envisioned, thriving sustainable city: Greater Manchester has always dared to pioneer new innovation and technology.   

Marrakech skyline

COP 22 – The Marrakech Climate Change Conference of Action

At this year's World Climate Change Conference, COP22, the groundbraking Paris Agreement was ratified.

What can natural capital do for our urban environments?

Understanding the multiple benefits and opportunities to be gained from natural solutions.

Sarah Riley, Great Places Housing Group

eBike scheme powers up cycling for Greater Manchester commuters

Electric bikes are being loaned to Greater Manchester businesses for free in a bid to get commuters switched on to cycling and plugged into a more environmentally friendly future.

Broad Oak Primary School children with Strider, Living Streets’ giant foot mascot

Walking Schools WOWs pupils back for the new term

This new school year, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is once again teaming up with Living Streets, the UK charity behind the national ‘Walk to School’ campaign, to encourage pupils of all ages to make more journeys to and from school on foot.

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