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Chance to share views on Greater Manchester’s proposals to tackle health threat of roadside air pollution

Greater Manchester leaders are calling on businesses and residents to help shape proposals to clean up dirty air at the roadside, the most serious environmental health issue facing the city-region.

Mayor addressing Innovation Zone

Five Year Plan - Playing your part

The Green Summit saw the launch of the 5 Year Environment Plan for Greater Manchester – an ambitious plan setting the action needed to make sure that we make fair contribution to tackling climate change and that we protect and enhance our city region’s natural environment.

Young People 2038

Greater Manchester Green Summit 2019 - Five years in seven hours

In 2018 at the end of the first Greater Manchester Green Summit, Andy Burnham promised the 700+ audience that there would be a second Green Summit, this would launch the region’s pathway to become carbon-neutral.  This summit would be bigger, more focused and more inclusive, welcoming more people through the doors to be part of the big plan.

Mayor of Greater Manchester Green Summit

Mayor of Greater Manchester to announce date for a zero-carbon GM

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has today announced the date for a landmark Green Summit next year.  

EV Wind Farm Electricity North West

As a £1.5bn investment into electric vehicle infrastructure is announced, new research reveals only 2% of Brits currently own one

A lack of understanding of and misconceptions around electric vehicles prove the major barriers to purchase.

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.

New Tram being manuafactured

Transport for Greater Manchester signs contract for 27 new trams

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has signed a £72m contract that will see 27 new Metrolink trams bolster the UK’s largest tram network.

Green Summit heralds bold green future for Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester has set out its ambitions to become one of the leading green city-regions in the UK and Europe, at its inaugural Green Summit held today (Wednesday 21 March).

Leading speakers to focus on industrial opportunities of ‘green transport revolution’ at upcoming Conference

At LowCVP’s 'Moving North' conference, Mayor Andy Burnham will focus on the challenge of cutting carbon emissions and air pollution, and seizing the business opportunities for automotive and fuel supply companies in the Northern Powerhouse.

Investing in a greener Greater Manchester

As part of the Mayor's upcoming Green Summit, a recently held 'listening event' for the business community found that Greater Manchester has the potential to be the UK’s leading green city region. 

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