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Dementia Active Naturally programme launches in Salford

City of Trees is working with people living with dementia after nearly £20k was awarded for nature activity programme.

Mancunians asked to show their love for community energy

The people of Greater Manchester are being asked to show their love for locally-owned clean energy by signing a new community energy pledge.

COP21: What next for Greater Manchester?

Mark Atherton explores the significance of COP21 and what the outcomes of the Paris conference mean for Greater Manchester.

Steady State Manchester: communicating a change

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

The Real Junk Food Project Manchester: Creative chefs need apply for a unique opportunity

The Real Junk Food Project's Corin Bell is on the look-out for a creative genius to head up the kitchen at Manchester's first waste-food, pay-as-you-feel restaurant.

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.

‘On the Home Front’: The challenges of domestic energy use reduction

November 5th was about home fires not bonfires this year, as the University of Manchester hosted an event focused on the challenges of reducing household energy use.

Crowd-funding success for Stevenson Square and Red Rose Forest

Following a successful crowd-funding campaign by Red Rose Forest, the first of its kind in Manchester City Centre, Stevenson Square has become a landmark for a pioneering greening project.

#WeAreTheClimateGeneration

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

Working On Waste in Greater Manchester

Abigail Kemp hears proposals from key stakeholders on tackling the problem of household waste.

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