Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub. Delivering Greater Manchester's transition to a low-carbon economy

Fuelling our future

Helen Seagrave reports on the findings from her working paper 'Greater Manchester: how will we fuel our future?'

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Event report - transition towards a low carbon economy

How can Greater Manchester secure a further 2.5m tonnes of carbon reductions, above and beyond business as usual, to ensure it hits its 48% target on CO2?

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Steering growth for the green economy

Mark Hillsdon talks to Pro-Manchester's Green Economy Group about their plans to support the city's move towards a low carbon economy.

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Outlook for 2014 from the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub

Mark Atherton is the Director of Greater Manchester's Low Carbon Hub and in this piece for Platform outlines their plans, and hopes, for the year ahead.

Investing in green growth for Greater Manchester

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.

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Greater Manchester's sustainability in numbers

If you can't measure it, you can't manage it, so here's Platform's first attempt at running the numbers on Greater Manchester's sustainability efforts, from waste, to cycling, to carbon.

Briefing: Biomass projects across Greater Manchester

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.

Briefing: An outline of Greater Manchester's Low Carbon Hub

A briefing on Greater Manchester's Low Carbon Hub; it's priorities, programmes and the evidence base it's using to create growth across the low carbon and environmental sectors.

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Decarbonise the City

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.

The Great Leap Forwards: the Northwest's sustainability revolution

From the archive: a 2003 report from Industrial Evolution magazine on the technologies, innovations and solutions driving the growth of the sustainability sector in the Northwest of England.

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