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Irlam Primary solar panels

Share offer launched to fund solar schools project

Residents and businesses in Greater Manchester are being urged to back a community project to put solar panels on schools. 

BBC's 'Talking to Children about Climate Change' Session

A busy lunchtime panel session on climate change held as part of the BBC’s Sustainability Season to inform and empower the next generation.

Green Summit heralds bold green future for Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester has set out its ambitions to become one of the leading green city-regions in the UK and Europe, at its inaugural Green Summit held today (Wednesday 21 March).

Investing in a greener Greater Manchester

As part of the Mayor's upcoming Green Summit, a recently held 'listening event' for the business community found that Greater Manchester has the potential to be the UK’s leading green city region. 

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. 

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