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

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.

Oldham study shows warm homes lead to better health and NHS savings

The Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) at Sheffield Hallam University has recently released a review of the benefits to health and wellbeing from the Warm Homes Oldham scheme.

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.

Greater Manchester Home Energy Conservation Act Report 2017-2019

Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has this week published its Home Energy Conservation Act report for 2017-2019.

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