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More than 1,000 people to learn retrofitting skills to help city-region achieve net zero future

Back in May, the Mayor of Greater Manchester launched The Greater Manchester Retrofitting Task Force, to start out a detailed action plan to deliver low-carbon retrofitting across the city-region. Upskilling construction workers is one of the priorities identified by the task force.

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First Renew Shops open in partnership between GMCA & SUEZ, benefiting residents and the environment

Based on donations so far, an estimated 600 tonnes will be diverted from waste to recycling each year, reducing energy, carbon and supporting Greater Manchester’s target to be a carbon neutral green city-region by 2038.

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Urban Pioneer Natural Capital Accounts

This report is a natural capital account developed for Greater Manchester and its 10 districts.

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Greater Manchester Natural Capital Investment Plan

The need to establish and implement a Natural Capital Investment Plan to mobilise existing and new sources of funding was a priority outcome from the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Green Summit in March 2018.

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Greater Manchester’s Nature Recovery Plan

Greater Manchester is one of five areas selected by the Government to pilot the development of a Local Nature Recovery Strategy.

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Nature: Making Us Healthier and Happier

Across Greater Manchester, our environment is hard at work. Our trees clean the air and help to prevent flooding across the city region. They can also make our streets quieter, cooler and more resilient to climate change. Wildlife corridors provide ways for insects, amphibians and small mammals to move around freely. Our environment helps to look after all living things.

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COP26 North West Power to the People: Enabling a Smart Energy Transition

Escape to Freight Island Escape to Freight Island, Mayfield Depot, 11 Baring St,, Manchester

Tuesday 9 November 2021 Escape to Freight Island, Mayfield Depot, 11 Baring St, Manchester, M1 2PZ  Main programme 9.30-13.30 Smart talk sessions 13.30 -15.00 The North West has long been […]

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