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

Springboard - Andy Burnham & Cllr Alex Ganotis

Greater Manchester’s Springboard to a Green City Region

Ambitious plans to make Greater Manchester one of the leading green city-regions in the UK and Europe were approved on 27 July 2018.

GM Walking Festival 2018

Whether its bees, birdsong, bats or berries – there’s something for everyone at the fourth annual Greater Manchester Walking Festival.

Ecosystem Services Launch workshop

Accounting for the Irwell’s Natural value to society

Natural Course, the EU Life IP funded project, launched the outputs from its Natural Capital Account and Ecosystem Services and Opportunity Mapping Study for the Irwell Management Catchment at a dissemination and training workshop held on 23rd April in Manchester.

BBC's 'Talking to Children about Climate Change' Session

A busy lunchtime panel session on climate change held as part of the BBC’s Sustainability Season to inform and empower the next generation.

Could otters be returning to Greater Manchester?

Recent sightings of otters suggests that the heavily industrialised rivers in Greater Manchester are showing signs of significant improvement, encouraging them back to the region.

Greater Manchester’s Natural Capital Annual Conference 2018

Over 70 delegates attended Greater Manchester’s Natural Capital Annual Conference to discuss the opportunities and benefits around connecting people with nature.

Campaign to Protect Rural England - Climate change lecture and listening event

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) as Britain’s first environmental charity, has campaigned hard for rural protections, perhaps most notably in the creation of National Parks and Green Belts, which has given millions of people easy access to nature.

Greater Manchester: Fit for the Future?

Greater Manchester is doing well in its efforts to address and prepare for climate change.

Greater Manchester granted 'Urban Pioneer City Region' status by Government

Greater Manchester is one of four UK areas chosen to pioneer new ways of working to better protect and enhance our natural environment.

Image courtesy of City of Trees and the Forestry Commission

Why we’re creating a new Northern Forest

Today the Government has announced £5.7 million to kick start the planting of 50 million trees across the North. Here’s what’s led to this ambitious new plan by the Woodland Trust and Community Forests...

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