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

Local residents invited to back solar schools project

Greater Manchester Community Renewables (GMCR) has launched a share offer to raise £186,000 to put solar panels on schools and community buildings.

GM Local Enterprise Partnership score joint second in national report

Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has been ranked joint second out of 39 LEPs in England for Climate Change adaptation and mitigation.

She is sustainable

An exciting event is coming up in July for women working in sustainability in North West England.

Utility Companies doing some good

Tina Gandhi explores how utility companies are making a difference to the lives of low-income households.

Bedford Fields, Worsley

Sustainable guided busway continues to bring lasting benefits

Passengers on the North West’s first guided busway will be making their journey through a transformed landscape – and 25,000 newly planted trees.

Sudstech paving

Manchester firm paving the way to flood resilience

The company behind Sudstech, a ‘porous’ paving solution developed to improve urban water drainage, is working with the Business Growth Hub to expand its service and develop new products.

One week to go for Greater Manchester public to have their say on air pollution action plan

Greater Manchester residents, businesses and other interest groups have until Friday 29th April to give their views on an action plan to tackle the region’s air pollution – a serious issue which contributes to the premature deaths of thousands of people each year.

Storm Eva Infographic

Environment Agency marks 100 days of flood recovery in Lancashire & Greater Manchester

Monday 4th April marked 100 days since the Boxing Day Floods which affected a number of communities across Lancashire and Greater Manchester. Storms and heavy rain throughout December led to it becoming the wettest month on record, with 14 rivers across the north recording their highest ever flows. 

How your views are shaping Greater Manchester

Mark Atherton outlines the Implementation Plan for the Greater Manchester Climate Change Strategy and consults the findings of a new, independent report on the issue.

COP21: What next for Greater Manchester?

Mark Atherton explores the significance of COP21 and what the outcomes of the Paris conference mean for Greater Manchester.

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