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‘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.

Manchester Cycles in Copenhagen’s Tracks

Greater Manchester went a little bit Danish this week...

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.

Collecting accurate data at an urban level

Louise Marix Evans explores what kind of data can provide a meaningful measure of progress towards global urban sustainability?

'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.

Real Junk Food Project Manchester hosts: 'Just Eat It – A Food Waste Story'

Calling all food waste warriors! This month, Real Junk Food Project Manchester is hosting the city’s premiere screening of the award winning documentary ‘Just Eat It – A Food Waste Story’ - and you're invited...

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