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Census 2021 – it’s about us

2021 is a special year – not only is the UK hosting the COP, but it’s also a Census year!  It’s crucial that all residents and households are counted, so we have a solid evidence base to plan and fund public services. Find out more about how to take part. 

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How to Keep Up With the Climate Conversation

Welcome to the last in our blog series about keeping up with the climate debate.

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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!


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CLIMATE AMBITION SUMMIT - Saturday 12th December

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

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Are you "Switched on"? Energy efficiency advice aimed at young people

Every one of us is picked up and thrown to the wolves when it comes to our first steps in finding our first new home and setting up an energy account.

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Why Do We Need Street Trees?

The IGNITION project has begun to review the evidence that shows the well-known and some lesser known benefits of trees on our streets.

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Celebrating World Environment Day 2020

This World Environment Day, we’re celebrating Greater Manchester’s work towards the Five-Year Environment Plan.

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Why Do We Need Green Roofs?

World Green Roof Day (6th June) is a celebration of green roofs all over the world and the benefits they bring to people and nature. But what can green roofs do for us? The IGNITION project has made the evidence available to begin this conversation.


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How are businesses in the UK driving climate resilience?

Business in the Community’s Sam Hartley reflects on the role of business in climate resilience and nature-based solutions in our latest IGNITION blog.

The Top 10 Projects Greening Greater Manchester

Take a look at the best projects helping Greater Manchester adapt to climate change right now.


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