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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.

Marrakech skyline

COP 22 – The Marrakech Climate Change Conference of Action

At this year's World Climate Change Conference, COP22, the groundbraking Paris Agreement was ratified.

David Ives, Transport for Greater Manchester Fleet Manager, (centre) receives the Local Authority and Public Sector Air Quality Initiative of the Year award from Steve Eminton, Editor of AirQualityNews.com, and Donna Lyndsay, Commercial Director, EarthSense.

Transport leaders celebrate clean air award

Transport leaders in Greater Manchester are celebrating after winning a prestigious award for improving air quality in the region.

Broad Oak Primary School children with Strider, Living Streets’ giant foot mascot

Walking Schools WOWs pupils back for the new term

This new school year, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is once again teaming up with Living Streets, the UK charity behind the national ‘Walk to School’ campaign, to encourage pupils of all ages to make more journeys to and from school on foot.

Young engineers

Greater Manchester Work and Skills Strategy 2016-2019 Consultation

GMCA have a vision that, by 2035, the Greater Manchester city region will be one of the world’s leading regions, driving sustainable growth across a thriving North of England.  It will be ever more productive, innovative, creative, known for the excellent quality of life enjoyed by our residents who are able to contribute to and benefit from the prosperity that growth brings. 

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