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Installation begins for Rochdale solar array

Rochdale embraces a new solar future

Mark Hillsdon reports on Rochdale's transformation of a waste disposal site into a solar farm.

Stockport 2506_ by Flickr user Brian Rogers

Q&A: Eamonn Boylan, GM Low Carbon Hub

Stockport Council's chief executive and lead chief executive for the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub, Eamonn Boylan, tells Clare Wiley how the GMLCH is working towards a carbon reduction target of 48% in Greater Manchester by 2020.

Q&A: Cllr Sue Derbyshire, GM Low Carbon Hub

Part of the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities, the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub leads the region's low carbon agenda. Cllr Sue Derbyshire, leader of Stockport Council and new chair of GMLCH, gives Clare Wiley an overview of the hub's goals.

Hydrogen for the future

GM Hydrogen Partnership inspiring the next generation of hydrogen and fuel cell engineers.

Fuelling our future

Helen Seagrave reports on the findings from her working paper 'Greater Manchester: how will we fuel our future?'

Cutting carbon emissions

MACF's thematic and monitoring groups report back on what is being done to help the city move closer to its carbon emissions reduction target.

Low carbon and renewables are big business

Ricki Unger reports on Low Carbon and Renewables week at the International Festival for Business.

Festival Square in Manchester, by Monika Lukasik

Sustainable spotlight on Manchester International Festival

The Alternative? Beth Perry profiles the environmental sustainability activities of Manchester International Festival within the emerging cultural ecology of the city.

Richard Sharland

Environmental art meets Carbon Literacy

Artist Richard Sharland's new exhibition will support The Carbon Literacy Project, funding new bursaries for young people. He tells Clare Wiley how his career as an environmentalist influences his creative side.

Just Keeping Warm by Flickr user Carol

Event report: No More Cold Homes

Ricki Unger reports on a recent event to debate fuel poverty, warm homes and an 'energy bill revolution'.

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