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HySchool to deliver Hydrogen education

MMU's Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre is leading a partnership to deliver a project that delivers hydrogen education in schools.

Volunteers and organisations come together for 24 hour wildlife survey

The recording of wildlife was led by Greater Manchester Ecology Unit and supported by the Natural Course project.

By understanding the ecology of the land The Woodland Trust can implement informed improvement measures for the benefit of wildlife in the area.

The aim of the day was to encourage staff, volunteers and members of the public to record as many species as possible over 24 hours. The evening before featured the nocturnal adventures of live moth trapping and a bat walk.

Researching the realisation of a ‘just city’

A funded PhD position is available on the team that helped to launch Platform. The brief will be to look at communication, engagement and environmental governance in Greater Manchester.

Mediacity and Manchester Ship Canal

Realising Just Cities: Communication, Engagement and Environmental Governance in Greater Manchester

This isn’t usually a platform for recruitment posts, however this is one exceptional opportunity for the right person… 

The Great Hall, Manchester Town Hall

#PostParis perspectives: Tyndall Centre event summary

Last September, the Tyndall Centre, GMCA and the University of Manchester hosted a ‘Post Paris Perspectives’ event at Manchester Town Hall.  

Parrswood High School roof

Manchester Matters – Parrs Wood High School solar power project

Pupils at Parrs Wood High School are learning about the role renewable energy plays in helping to reduce climate change – with the help of one of the largest solar energy systems at any school in the UK. 

£4m technology hub for Manchester SMEs launched

A £4 million technology hub for Manchester companies to create the next generation of carbon-neutral hydrogen fuel cells is being launched at Manchester Metropolitan University.

The Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre (MFCIC) will house the latest equipment for SMEs to develop hydrogen fuel cells to create green and emission-free energy, powering everything from our homes to our cars.

TfGM green yellow school bus

All our Yellow School Buses will be green by 2017

An award-winning project to make all of Greater Manchester’s yellow school buses ‘green’ will be completed this year.

Scout Moor Wind Farm, Rochdale

A sustainability snapshot of Greater Manchester

From Cottonopolis to an envisioned, thriving sustainable city: Greater Manchester has always dared to pioneer new innovation and technology.   

Irlam Primary School pupils and Salford City Mayor

Sunshine on a rainy day as Irlam solar scheme is launched

The dark winter nights may be drawing in, but there was a ray of sunshine at the launch of a community solar scheme for two Salford schools.

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