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Posted on 1 November 2021

UK releases long-awaited Net Zero Strategy

The Net Zero Strategy provides the government’s over-arching vision and approach to reaching net zero by 2050 for the first time, including a series of new near-term funding announcements.
Posted on 1 November 2021

Culture and climate change: In Conversation with MAST

Simon Curtis, Convenor of the Manchester Arts Sustainability Team (MAST), tells us about the role of arts and culture on climate change and how the Hub has supported the sector in Greater Manchester.
Posted on 1 November 2021

Boiler upgrade scheme unveiled in Heat and Buildings Strategy

The government’s long-awaited Heat and Buildings Strategy, which sets out its vision to cut emissions in homes and workplaces, includes £450m to help homeowners replace their boilers with heat pumps.
Posted on 1 November 2021

The essential SME guide to COP26

Decisions made at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow will have lasting consequences for SMEs. We explain what will happen and why all businesses should pay attention.
Posted on 1 November 2021

Clean Air Zone funding for vehicles to launch from November

Greater Manchester has secured one of the largest support packages outside of London for its incoming Clean Air Zone, with £120m available to help organisations upgrade to cleaner vehicles.
Posted on 1 November 2021

‘Bee Net Zero’ unveiled at Greater Manchester Green Summit

Greater Manchester’s annual Green Summit in October provided an update on progress towards the city region’s carbon neutral target, including the launch of a new net zero support hub for businesses.
Posted on 1 November 2021

Green highlights from Autumn Budget

Despite an absence of green rhetoric during his Budget speech, the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget offered some minor new announcements, including business rates relief for green investments.
Posted on 29 September 2021

Local firms hear from net zero leaders at PROGRESS21

Around 4,000 attended the landmark PROGRESS21 event in Manchester Central on 23 September, where businesses heard from a range of experts about Greater Manchester’s net zero future.
Posted on 29 September 2021

The good, the bad and the ugly of renewable tariffs

Carl Hirst breaks down the nitty gritty of renewable electricity tariffs, including what to look out for, the right questions to ask your supplier and how to report it in your carbon footprint.
Posted on 29 September 2021

PM calls on humanity to ‘grow up’ on climate crisis

Boris Johnson has attempted to pile on the pressure on countries and decision makers to increase climate action ahead of the forthcoming COP26 summit, with the UK also under the spotlight.