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50 Greater Manchester Businesses Take Green Pledge

A new business pledge backed by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority has passed 50 signatories, giving a snapshot of the city’s greenest companies.

#WeAreTheClimateGeneration

With the 21st International UN Climate Conference just weeks away, we explore the significance of #WeAreTheClimateGeneration.

TBA Textiles

Textiles manufacturer identifies £640k of efficiency opportunities

TBA Textiles has identified over £640,000 in potential resource efficiency savings with support from the Business Growth Hub.  

Want a low carbon Northern Powerhouse? Have your say on GM's new climate plan

Greater Manchester sets out latest plans for reducing carbon emissions and opens a public consultation on climate change.

Community Energy at Risk from FITs Policy Changes

The government’s proposed subsidy cut for small scale renewable energy schemes will threaten around £127 million of investment in current projects.

'What comes next?': Manchester tackles global inequality

Deborah Linton explores global inequality and considers the influence of the new Global Development Institute.

Adapting to climate change in Greater Manchester

Is Greater Manchester prepared for climate change? Clare Wiley speaks to three leading figures about how the region is adapting.

Q&A: Alex Wharton, Research Fellow at the University of Salford

Next in our series of academic profiles, we chat with Alex Wharton, a Research Fellow at the University of Salford with interests in the co-production of knowledge and urban spaces.

Greening Bolton

Three new and ambitious initiatives are, in their different ways, helping to bring a new green tinge to Bolton.

'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.

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