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

Mayor addressing Innovation Zone

Five Year Plan - Playing your part

The Green Summit saw the launch of the 5 Year Environment Plan for Greater Manchester – an ambitious plan setting the action needed to make sure that we make fair contribution to tackling climate change and that we protect and enhance our city region’s natural environment.

Young People 2038

Greater Manchester Green Summit 2019 - Five years in seven hours

In 2018 at the end of the first Greater Manchester Green Summit, Andy Burnham promised the 700+ audience that there would be a second Green Summit, this would launch the region’s pathway to become carbon-neutral.  This summit would be bigger, more focused and more inclusive, welcoming more people through the doors to be part of the big plan.

Mayor of Greater Manchester Green Summit

Mayor of Greater Manchester to announce date for a zero-carbon GM

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has today announced the date for a landmark Green Summit next year.  

GM Walking Festival 2018

Whether its bees, birdsong, bats or berries – there’s something for everyone at the fourth annual Greater Manchester Walking Festival.

Image courtesy of City of Trees and the Forestry Commission

Why we’re creating a new Northern Forest

Today the Government has announced £5.7 million to kick start the planting of 50 million trees across the North. Here’s what’s led to this ambitious new plan by the Woodland Trust and Community Forests...

A Greater, Greener Manchester: Have Your Say

Greater Manchester's Green Summit will set a new environmental vision for the city region, and accelerate our ambition to become ‘carbon neutral’ before 2050.

 

Q&A: Councillor Alex Ganotis, Chair of the GM Low Carbon Hub

As part of an ongoing series of interviews with members of the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub Board, we recently sat down with Cllr Alex Ganotis, Leader of Stockport Council, Greater Manchester Green City Region lead and chair of the Low Carbon Hub, to find out more about his priorities for the hub, and his ambitions for a more sustainable 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.

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.

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