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The White Stork – An International Symbol of Peace?

James Walsh, aka @MancunianBirder, writes about his research on the White Stork and why he thinks it should be an international symbol of peace.

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Learning from the Living Lab – five key benefits

Exploring the impact of nature-based solutions at the University of Salford’s Living Lab.

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Financial advice and energy efficiency tips to keep the heat on at home

Energy efficiency measures in homes can reduce carbon emissions and lower energy bills.

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It’s not just hot air

Tina Gandhi, Principal Environmental Strategy Officer GMCA, discusses why we should all start thinking about Air Source Heat Pumps

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Delivering a Natural Capital Approach in Greater Manchester

Krista Patrick, Natural Capital Coordinator at GMCA, offers an overview of findings from Greater Manchester’s time as an Urban Pioneer City Region.

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Engaging communities on nature-based solutions: five lessons from the IGNITION project

With IGNITION coming to a close in the Spring, what have we learnt about the opportunities and challenges of communicating climate adaptation and nature-based solutions to a citizen audience? 

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The Retrofit Task Force #RetrofitGM

The Greater Manchester Retrofit Task Force is leading on a three-year programme aiming to tackle the climate crisis through innovative finance and building supply and demand for skills and jobs.

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Go Neutral Smart Energy

Greater Manchester ‘Go Neutral Smart Energy’ is a GMCA-led ‘smart’ energy programme aiming to deliver impact against our city region’s carbon neutral 2038 target, build our local green economy and make our energy supply more affordable.

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Schools Climate Action Planner

NEW Schools Climate Action Planner, providing a free, online and easy-to-use action planning tool for teachers and students to help schools reduce their climate impact through practical steps.

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Natural Course: The final fourth phase

The fourth and final phase of Natural Course, an EU LIFE Integrated project, is now underway running until the end of March 2024.

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Biodiversity Net Gain Explained

Nature and biodiversity are in decline across England. In Greater Manchester, initiatives across the public, private and third sectors are seeking to reverse this and deliver the wider environmental and socio-economic benefits that improving our natural environment can bring.

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Blog: A review of the Greater Manchester Green Summit 2021

Back in person at the Lowry, Salford Quays, the fourth Greater Manchester Green Summit welcomed over 850 attendees and exhibitors.

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