A low carbon economy is one of the principle goals in the forthcoming, updated Greater Manchester Strategy. Here Mark Atherton introduces the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub, its priorties, programmes and governance arrangements.
As the controversial Barton Renewable Energy Project gets its official go-ahead, Mark Atherton of the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub outlines the biomass projects that are proving a success across the city region and what the main issues are when considering biomass as a renewable alternative to fossil fuels.
Greater Manchester aims to become a global leader in a new kind of economics. The world’s definitive industrial city marks out a new, sustainable path for its future. Under the banner of 'Decarbonise the City' this series of case studies outlines how Greater Manchester Combined Authority plans to embrace a low carbon future, become more competitive and future-proofed.