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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. 

Local residents invited to back solar schools project

Greater Manchester Community Renewables (GMCR) has launched a share offer to raise £186,000 to put solar panels on schools and community buildings.

Q&A: Walter Leal, professor of environment and technology

Walter Leal is a Professor of Environment and Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University. He chats to Clare Wiley about tackling climate change quickly and smartly.

A self-help group selling Custard Apple seeds cultivated using small-scale irrigation practices in Kibwezi, south-eastern Kenya (October 2012)

Adapting to climate change — a global approach

The world’s leading agencies are convening in Manchester this month to ask: how do we adapt to climate change?

Image courtesy of Flickr user Joshua Poh

Time to disinvest?

The lecture halls may have fallen silent, and students disappeared for their summer holidays, but there is still a lot of deep thinking being done in the corridors of power at the University of Manchester (UoM).

Inspiring kids and communities with nature in urban Manchester

A Forest Schools project centred on the Moston Fairway nature reserve inspires Moston and Newton Heath communities to come together and engage with nature.

ESOF 2016: A science revolution in Manchester

There isn't long until the call for proposals to the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) 2016 programme closes, with submissions needing to be made before 1 June 2015.

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