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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.

Tony Lloyd unveils Compact of Mayors collective commitment at Climate Summit

Greater Manchester Mayor Tony Lloyd has announced that the city's commitment to the Compact of Mayors will contribute to global urban emission reductions by 2030.

‘On the Home Front’: The challenges of domestic energy use reduction

November 5th was about home fires not bonfires this year, as the University of Manchester hosted an event focused on the challenges of reducing household energy use.

Crowd-funding success for Stevenson Square and Red Rose Forest

Following a successful crowd-funding campaign by Red Rose Forest, the first of its kind in Manchester City Centre, Stevenson Square has become a landmark for a pioneering greening project.

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