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

A self-help group selling Custard Apple seeds cultivated using small-scale irrigation practices in Kibwezi, south-eastern Kenya (October 2012)

Adapting to climate change — a global approach

The world’s leading agencies are convening in Manchester this month to ask: how do we adapt to climate change?

Creativity can change our streets

Julieta Duran argues that teamwork and creative thinking can help transform our streets into pleasant places for us to socialise, walk and cycle through.

'Government's stance increasingly weak on climate change,' say Manchester University Professors

Professors from The University of Manchester respond to a speech by new energy minister Amber Rudd on Government plans to tackle climate change.

December in Paris

Todd Holden, director of Low Carbon Policy and Programmes at the Business Growth Hub, gives his take on the current state of play as the world gears up for December’s UN climate summit in Paris.

Award-winning policy framework in Greater Manchester

As Greater Manchester faces the ongoing challenge of austerity measures – the combined authorities are proving they are stronger together - with an award winning procurement framework.

Q&A: Steve Johnson, Electricity North West

Steve Johnson, CEO of Electricity North West, talks to Mark Hillsdon about electricity generation and how the North West’s love of innovation is supporting the fight against climate change.

‘Powering Up North’: changing our communities’ energy future

The ‘Powering Up North’ Community Energy Conference for the public sector and community energy groups took place on Thursday 26th February 2015 in Manchester.

MMU and MACF 'Tell Us' event

M:ACF, MMU & The Union MMU – ‘Tell Us’ event

M:ACF bring their second ‘Tell Us’ event to Manchester in collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and the Union MMU.

 

Image by Jason Lock

Safer streets mean healthier people

This week Sustrans is supporting Road Safety Week, an annual campaign organised by the charity Brake, to highlight road traffic accidents and encourage everyone to look out for each other on our roads.

Castlefield & Salford, Jan Chlebik

MANCHESTER

There are bulrushes on a rooftop in Tasle Alley, just off Albert Square. You can see them as you cross Mulberry Street, towards St Mary's church. It is the roof of a small electricity sub-station. Hard to see who might have planted them, if anybody did. Perhaps this wetland plant chose Manchester...

 

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