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

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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.

Sustainable Success in Stockport

Darren Pegram, Sustainability Manager at Stockport Council, explores the great work being undertaken in the region to push the low carbon agenda and green-up our local communities.

Steady State Manchester: communicating a change

Steady State Manchester launches a series of conversations exploring how a viable economy can detox Manchester.

Back to class with the Manchester-based Carbon Literacy Project

The Carbon Literacy Project has united a group of 30 organisations in a bid to ensure that "all citizens will be carbon literate” across Greater Manchester and beyond. Here, ICLEI's Michael Woodbridge explores what this really means.

Greater Manchester Energy Company

GMCA is looking to develop an energy company that could reduce energy bills and help drive investment in local renewable and low carbon energy schemes.

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