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

Householder with air source heat pump

New technology home heating trails proving a success in GM

Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is working with Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO) on one of the most significant heat pump trials in the UK for domestic homes. 

Cllr Roger Jones, Salford City Council, Cllr Chris Paul, TfGMC & Richard Clark, TfGM Project Manager

Work starts on Port Salford Greenway extension

Work to extend a popular Salford cycle route and boost access to job opportunities, leisure facilities and green spaces began earlier this year.

Salford City Mayor & Chair of Low Carbon Hub Paul Dennett and GM Mayor Tony Lloyd

Life-saving air quality and climate change plans published

Greater Manchester’s leaders have set out the radical, life-saving actions they will take to improve air quality, tackle emissions and reduce the region’s carbon footprint.

Kellogg's cycle turnstile

Businesses urged to join Greater Manchester sustainable travel revolution

Greater Manchester businesses are being urged to sign up for free sustainable travel support – including grants of up to £10,000 – to save money, increase productivity and help create a healthier workforce. 

Salford City Mayor & LCH Chair Paul Dennett

Climate World Firsts on the Cobbles of Corrie

ITV Studios, Coronation Street, played host to the inaugural Carbon Literate Organisation Awards.  

Salford Quays

Climate change and low emissions pathway mapped out for Greater Manchester

In the month that the momentous Paris Agreement came into force, Greater Manchester has mapped out the region’s pathway to achieve its low carbon targets for 2020, with the publication of the GM Climate Change and Low Emission Implementation Plan.     

Cities for Change graphic

Greater Manchester fights climate change

On November 4th, the historic Paris Agreement will officially enter into force with more than 55 countries accounting for 55% of global emissions joining the Agreement.  Reaching this momentous milestone at such a rapid pace is remarkable, but even more remarkable is the work already happening on the ground in cities around the world to ensure a successful fight against climate change. 

Young engineers

Greater Manchester Work and Skills Strategy 2016-2019 Consultation

GMCA have a vision that, by 2035, the Greater Manchester city region will be one of the world’s leading regions, driving sustainable growth across a thriving North of England.  It will be ever more productive, innovative, creative, known for the excellent quality of life enjoyed by our residents who are able to contribute to and benefit from the prosperity that growth brings. 

Science as Revolution: GMCA at ESOF 2016

From 23-27th July 2016, the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) comes to Manchester, with climate sessions and interactive exhibitions from Greater Manchester’s Combined Authority (GMCA).

Greater Manchester Transport Strategy 2040

The future of transport in Greater Manchester starts now

People across the city region and beyond can have their say on the future of Greater Manchester’s transport as a 12-week consultation on a draft, long-term strategy launches.

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