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Helping to make Greater Manchester a world-leading Green City Region is our priority. Our environment underpins all aspects of our daily lives. We face urgent and significant challenges presented by a changing climate that require us all to take action now if we are to achieve our goal of carbon-neutrality by 2038.
How Is Natural Course Improving Greater Manchester’s Waterways?
Find out what the Natural Course project has been doing to help clean up Greater Manchester’s rivers and canals.Read
University of Salford Welcomes IGNITION Living Lab
The IGNITION project’s innovative Living Lab has unveiled its first phase over at the University of Salford.Read
Plans in development for local energy network to boost green ambitions in Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester has begun work on ambitious plans to revolutionise energy networks across the city-region, supporting a lower carbon future and our goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2038.Read
Plastic straws and stirrers ban in force
The UK Government has now put into force the ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds following its delay due to the Coronavirus outbreakRead
Greater Manchester Green Summit 2020: The Highlights
Last week we saw the Greater Manchester Green Summit 2020 which took place over four days. This year for the first time ever all our content, including presentations, talking heads, in-depth interviews and live Q&As were online where people could tune in from their homes.Read
Why Do We Need Green Walls?
We know that green walls look beautiful, but their performance goes way beyond aesthetics. If urban planners, businesses, and local authorities can capitalise on this opportunity to utilise the vast surface area walls take up in our urban areas we could transform how the built environment functions.Read
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Green Summit: In Conversation with the Mayor – How we can engage and motivate young people and communities on the environment through social media?Lyric Auditorium
Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester in conversation with Jason Williams, The Cloud Gardener