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

Greater Manchester homes getting ‘smarter’ with Japanese Government

The Greater Manchester Smart Communities project team, including chiefs from GMCA and the Japanese Government, presented their final report and recommendations at The Public Sector Show on 21 November.

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?

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.

Spearheading national thinking on nature

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

EU-funded environmental projects in GM laid out in new report

An analysis of the support for environmental measures provided by European Transnational funding in Greater Manchester.

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.

Mayor makes pledge for Greater Manchester Clean Air Day

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has pledged to do his bit to tackle air pollution for the first Greater Manchester Clean Air Day, taking place on Thursday 15 June.

Greater Manchester Community Energy Innovation Competition 2016

During 2016, Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub used DECC (now BEIS) funding to raise awareness of community energy and to support community energy groups.

Manchester Museum and Manchester Climate Change Agency present at the United Nations

Manchester Museum and Manchester Climate Change Agency (MCCA) jointly presented Manchester’s approach to climate change engagement at the 5th Dialogue for Action for Climate Empowerment, held in Bonn in May.

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.

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