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EU Referendum: A spotlight on food and farming

'How could the referendum result affect the way our food is produced and traded?' was the focus of a recent meeting organised by the Kindling Trust and the Food Ethics Council in Manchester.

A Young Citizens’ Assembly

Led by the Politics Project, young people are getting the chance to produce their own agenda for Greater Manchester

Jam and Justice Open Evening

Friday 13th May // 5-7.30pm // Left Bank Café, Peoples History Museum, Manchester

Beyond the Paris Climate Change Conference

How can energy efficiency co-operatives contribute to achieving 2050 targets?

Manchester skyline by Graeme Cooper

Sustainability emerges as a core theme in the shared vision for Manchester's future

Sustainable design, active travel and a low carbon economy all make it in as priorities for 'Our Manchester', the new ten year strategy for the city.

Green light for Property Alliance Group's cool new neighbourhood at Piccadilly

North West based developer and Investor, Property Alliance Group (Alliance) has been give the go ahead for plans to develop a new neighbourhood close to Piccadilly that will redefine city living in Manchester.

Image of Scout Moor by Flickr User Gidzy via a Creative Commons Licence www.flickr.com/photos/gidzy

Powering the region with new Green Alliance report on renewables

A new survey from Green Alliance has revealed the levels of renewables being generated by the cities and counties of England's North West, with Greater Manchester showing a strong performance in solar.

Steady State Manchester: communicating a change

Steady State Manchester launches a series of conversations exploring how a viable economy can detox Manchester.

Back to class with the Manchester-based Carbon Literacy Project

The Carbon Literacy Project has united a group of 30 organisations in a bid to ensure that "all citizens will be carbon literate” across Greater Manchester and beyond. Here, ICLEI's Michael Woodbridge explores what this really means.

North west businesses save ONE MILLION tonnes of carbon

Greater Manchester's Business Growth Hub is celebrating the landmark achievement of saving one million tonnes of CO2e through its award-winning support that helps businesses to reduce their use of energy, water and materials in day-to-day operations.

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