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

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).

Local residents invited to back solar schools project

Greater Manchester Community Renewables (GMCR) has launched a share offer to raise £186,000 to put solar panels on schools and community buildings.

The UK’s first LIFE integrated project bid secured

Integrated water management approach to delivery of the North West England River basin management plan.

Salford Royal NHS Foundation

Salford Royal NHS Foundation receives £7m cash injection for energy efficiency upgrade

Money partly provided by the Green Investment Bank, will help upgrade the Trust’s heat and power plant and switch lighting to LEDs.

December floods cause widespread damage

The RESIN project is bringing European cities and scientists together to investigate climate resilience and develop more effective strategies.

Environment Agency outlines recovery plans following floods

Storm-affected areas in the North to recieve £40 million to repair damage.

Greater Manchester Energy Company

GMCA is looking to develop an energy company that could reduce energy bills and help drive investment in local renewable and low carbon energy schemes.

Tony Lloyd unveils Compact of Mayors collective commitment at Climate Summit

Greater Manchester Mayor Tony Lloyd has announced that the city's commitment to the Compact of Mayors will contribute to global urban emission reductions by 2030.

Crowd-funding success for Stevenson Square and Red Rose Forest

Following a successful crowd-funding campaign by Red Rose Forest, the first of its kind in Manchester City Centre, Stevenson Square has become a landmark for a pioneering greening project.

Greater Manchester's environmental successes laid out in new report

Greater Manchester’s Low Carbon Hub has published its 2015 Annual Report – a four page summary of Greater Manchester’s low carbon and environmental headlines and highlights.

Greater Manchester commits to the Compact of Mayors

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority has signed up to the world’s largest coalition of city leaders addressing climate change - the Compact of Mayors.

'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.

ESOF 2016: A science revolution in Manchester

There isn't long until the call for proposals to the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) 2016 programme closes, with submissions needing to be made before 1 June 2015.

A boost for rural businesses in the North West

Lancashire County Council has announced plans to inject £4.6m into rural businesses across Lancashire and Greater Manchester to support employment and encourage economic growth.

Daffodil

Metrolink plants new ‘Field of Hope’ for Marie Curie with Wythenshawe schoolchildren

A ‘Field of Hope’ will return to Wythenshawe this spring after schoolchildren from Peel Hall Primary School teamed up with Metrolink to plant daffodil bulbs in support of Marie Curie Cancer Care.

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