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Posted on 26 February 2020

Nature-based solutions and the exciting opportunities ahead for Greater Manchester

Green technologies and services advisor Vicky Wilding explores Greater Manchester’s pioneering plans to create a burgeoning new sector in nature-based solutions for greener buildings and spaces.
Posted on 26 February 2020

Prepare for Clean Air: In Conversation with TfGM

Megan Black from Transport for Greater Manchester explains what is being done to support sustainable transport in Greater Manchester and how the region’s proposed Clean Air Zone would work.
Posted on 26 February 2020

Council climate plan taking shape

Manchester City Council has set out its action plan for halving its carbon emissions within the next five years through improvements to buildings, procurement decisions and other measures.
Posted on 26 February 2020

Manchester offices wasting £9m in energy costs

New research shows that office buildings in Manchester could make huge savings by using digital technologies like smart sensors and artificial intelligence to improve energy efficiency.
Posted on 26 February 2020

North West industrial energy projects win share of £90m

Europe’s first large-scale low carbon hydrogen production plant and the use of alternative fuels for glass production are among a suite of projects to share a £90 million government funding package.
Posted on 26 February 2020

Climate change ‘soaring’ up CEO agenda

Almost two thirds of UK CEOs now believe that climate change is a threat to their business, but over half agree that action will lead to new opportunities, according to an annual survey by PwC.
Posted on 26 February 2020

8 out of 10 SMEs taking action on energy efficiency

A survey of more than 500 UK SMEs has revealed an increasing interest in energy efficiency, with companies increasingly concerned about their energy spend and environmental impact.
Posted on 26 February 2020

How to prime yourself for Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Zone

Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Zone could be just a year away. Environmental business advisor Rebecca Chedd sets out how businesses should prepare.
Posted on 26 February 2020

Ban on petrol and diesel cars to be brought forward

The government has announced plans to bring forward an end to the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2040 to 2035, or earlier if a faster transition becomes feasible.
Posted on 22 January 2020

Office buildings achieve UK-first carbon status

Five buildings owned by Peel L&P across Greater Manchester have become the first in the UK to achieve ‘net zero carbon’ status, with one property expecting annual energy savings of 60%.