Greater Manchester Natural Capital Group Annual Conference 2020: Delivering a Greener Greater Manchester
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The Natural Capital Group annual conference brings together leading practitioners from across the public, private and third sectors to celebrate successes, find out about new projects being delivered and key activities planned for the next 12 months.

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Natural Course Mid-Project Lay Report
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Natural Course is the UK’s first EU funded LIFE Integrated Project.
We are bringing together stakeholders to improve and protect water quality across the North West River Basin District.

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Irwell Catchment Management Natural Capital Account – Full Report
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This report identifies the significant natural capital value of the Irwell Management Catchment’s (IMC) waterbodies. The report shows how the waterbodies, even in their current heavily modified condition, deliver a range of ecosystem services (ESS) which underpin the economy and society of the IMC.

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The business case for investing in water resilience in Greater Manchester
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As the UK strives to meet global agreements on climate change and keep global temperature rises to less than 2.0 degrees, we are still experiencing the effects of climate change in extremes of flooding and drought.

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GM Hydrogen Strategy
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Decarbonisation Pathway for Greater
Manchester. Reaching carbon-neutrality in a balanced scenario by 2038.

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Springboard to 2038
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The Report from the 2018 Green
Summit, which acts as a springboard for our environmental ambitions.

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Greater Manchester Smart Communities Demonstration Project Final Report 2017
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One of the priorities for the Great Manchester “Low Carbon Hub” is to fast-track the delivery of domestic energy efficiency and renewable heat projects. In Greater Manchester, homes account for 37% of energy demand. Housing therefore represents a major opportunity to cut energy use and CO2 emissions.

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GMCA Environment Report 2019-20
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Climate change is the biggest environmental threat to our city region. In July, GMCA declared a climate emergency alongside our ten local authorities.

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GM Local Industrial Strategy
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This Local Industrial Strategy
represents a strong partnership
between local leaders and government,
setting out an ambitious plan to achieve
the aspirations of the national Industrial
Strategy and to continue to contribute
to Greater Manchester’s prosperity.

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5 Year Environment Plan – Summary
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Download the Executive Summary of our Five Year Environment Plan.

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5 Year Environment Plan – Full Version
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This plan sets out our aim is to be a carbon neutral city-region by 2038 – a science-based targets aligned with international commitments…

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