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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.
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
An Update from the IGNITION Living Lab
The University of Salford is proud to announce that Phase 1 of the IGNITION project Living Lab has started construction.Read
Measuring Greater Manchester’s Green and Blue Spaces: Creating an Urban Green Infrastructure Baseline
Jeremy Carter, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, reveals how developing a new understanding of Greater Manchester’s existing green and blue space will support the delivery innovative climate change solutions.Read
Five councils across Manchester win funding for pioneering renewable energy project
Energy Systems Catapult and five local authorities in Greater Manchester have won funding for a pioneering clean energy project – that will develop 10 renewable schemes across the city – and create a blueprint that can be replicated in other regions across the UK aiming for Net Zero carbon emissions.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