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

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.

Riding Mobike Shenzhen China

Wheels in motion for European-first cycle hire scheme

A European-first cycle hire scheme, which will help make cycling a more convenient and attractive way to travel in city centres, is coming to Manchester and Salford.

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.

Oldham Team Awards

Oldham Council has been named the North West’s energy efficiency Council of the Year

A number of accolades came to Oldham for the innovative work being carried out across the borough.

Women on Wheels suffragette ride

Women urged to channel their pedal power

Women across Greater Manchester are being encouraged to get on their bikes this spring with series of female-friendly cycling events across the region.

Spring walking weekend

Put a step in your spring

Flourishing flowers, warmer weather, lighter days and local landmarks are just some of the great reasons to lace up your walking boots for a new event this spring, say transport leaders.

What can Natural Capital do for our urban environment? - image

Join the #GMNaturalCapital conversation…

Next Wednesday Greater Manchester will be hosting the annual Natural Capital conference for the region. The conference has received lots of interest and support and is now a sell-out.  

Salford City Mayor & Chair of Low Carbon Hub Paul Dennett and GM Mayor Tony Lloyd

Life-saving air quality and climate change plans published

Greater Manchester’s leaders have set out the radical, life-saving actions they will take to improve air quality, tackle emissions and reduce the region’s carbon footprint.

Kellogg's cycle turnstile

Businesses urged to join Greater Manchester sustainable travel revolution

Greater Manchester businesses are being urged to sign up for free sustainable travel support – including grants of up to £10,000 – to save money, increase productivity and help create a healthier workforce. 

Salford Quays

Climate change and low emissions pathway mapped out for Greater Manchester

In the month that the momentous Paris Agreement came into force, Greater Manchester has mapped out the region’s pathway to achieve its low carbon targets for 2020, with the publication of the GM Climate Change and Low Emission Implementation Plan.     

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