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

Let’s talk about community energy

There is a buzz at the moment about community and local energy but what is it and what does it mean to Greater Manchester?

Investing in our natural capital: Assessing the ecosystem services of the River Irwell catchment

GMCA is pioneering an integrated approach to water management in a heavily-urbanised environment.

Q&A: Professor Hisham Elkadi, GM Low Carbon Hub Board

As part of a new series, we’ll be interviewing members of the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub Board to find out more about their priorities for the hub, and their ambitions for a more sustainable Greater Manchester.

We recently sat down with board member Professor Hisham Elkadi, Dean of the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford.

Spearheading national thinking on nature

A multi-million pound North West project is spearheading the latest Government thinking on the environment.

Andy Burnham Mayor of GM being interviewed

THE Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, announced his ambitions for making Greater Manchester one of the leading green cities in Europe.

THE Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has today announced his ambitions for making Greater Manchester one of the leading green cities in Europe.

Summit's up for greening Greater Manchester

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has announced his ambitions for making Greater Manchester one of the leading green cities in Europe, through a landmark summit to be held in Spring 2018.

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.

Portland Basin, Tameside

Cycle plan is a tour de force

Motorway madness will soon be a thing of the past for cyclists travelling around Hyde and Longdendale.

Greater Manchester Mayor appoints Cllr Alex Ganotis as green city-region lead

Mayor Andy Burnham has made a new appointment to drive Greater Manchester’s ambition to be a world-leading green city-region where everyone can enjoy green spaces and breathe clean air.

Greater Manchester Annual Environment Report 2016

As Chair of the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub, Salford City Mayor Paul Dennett reflects on the region's environmental achievements over the past year and discusses the opportunities and challenges we face ahead.

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