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

Q&A: Walter Leal, professor of environment and technology

Walter Leal is a Professor of Environment and Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University. He chats to Clare Wiley about tackling climate change quickly and smartly.

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?

Stockport Town Hall by Flickr user Mikey

Stockport Sustainable Business Challenge winners announced

The winners of the Stockport Sustainable Business Challenge who will share a £50,000 funding pot have been announced by Stockport Economic Alliance.

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.

Image courtesy of Flickr user Joshua Poh

Time to disinvest?

The lecture halls may have fallen silent, and students disappeared for their summer holidays, but there is still a lot of deep thinking being done in the corridors of power at the University of Manchester (UoM).

ENER-G CHP is providing green energy supply to Manchester Town Hall Extension and Central Library

ENER-G CHP reduces carbon footprint of Manchester's historic town hall and library

Two of Manchester's finest public buildings are generating  their own low carbon energy supply via ENER-G combined heat and power (CHP) technology.

Q&A: Julian Packer, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Julian Packer, Low Carbon Investment Director for the GMCA Core Investment Team (CIT), talks to Tina Bugliosi about the role of the PDU and the impact of the ELENA funding.

A Tale of Two Cities celebrates at Everton Park

The Liverpool ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ team hosted a celebration event on July 18th that filled Everton Park with music, poetry, wildflowers ... and giant dancing bees!

Hulme Community Garden Centre is growing with Kickstarter

Hulme Community Garden Centre wants to sow the seeds of development and build a new extension so they can continue to engage and inspire communities in Greater Manchester – and you can help!

Q&A: Lucy Danger, EMERGE chief executive

Lucy Danger chats to Clare Wiley about tackling food waste and why compromise can be crucial for successful collaborations.

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