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Citizens Advice Manchester - energy blog

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.

IGNITION - SuDS Street Trees

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.

Small tortoiseshell butterfly by Charlotte Varela

Celebrating World Environment Day 2020

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

Diagram of green roof and benefits

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.

#WGRD #WGRD2020

© Business in the Community

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.

Oldham Community Power outside NEON Hub community centre

COALESCCE: bringing community energy together across Europe

In January 2018, Oldham Council launched an Interreg Europe funded project called COALESCCE, which stands for Community Owned and Led Energy for Security, Climate Change and Employment.

GHIA event

Ageing Well: New Year, New You

Christmas might only just be on the horizon, but it’s not too early to sort out your New Year’s resolutions! Get 2020 off to a green, healthy and age-friendly start with GHIA’s end-of-project event on Thursday 9th January 2020 at the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester.

David Attenborough at Landscape Institute Awards

Landscape Institute Awards Celebrates Natural Course

This year’s Landscape Institute award ceremony was a ground-breaking afternoon for Natural Course.

 

Natural Course was the proud winner of the Transforming through Management and Science award, with particular focus on the project’s innovative new mapping tool.

 

Ice Melt & Fires

Global Climate Change protests - Free lunch and learn event

Against the backdrop of melting glaciers and extensive fires in the Amazon, this Friday people in over 1,000 cities across the globe will be protesting for action on climate change. Manchester is taking part with events across the city.

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