Greener Greater Manchester - an ambition to be carbon net zero by 2038
Manchester – the world’s 6th Greenest City
(Resonance World’s Greenest Cities 2020)
Home to world-leading research in hydrogen, graphene and fuel cell energy
Leading a green revolution with a region-wide Clean Air Zone, with over £120m of funding to support greener vehicles
A vision to change our production with a plan for greener smart energy
Greater Manchester has set an ambitious target of achieving net carbon neutrality by 2038. This can be achieved through the combined efforts of people working across the region to address global challenges while protecting and enhancing the natural environment. People across the public, private and education sectors in Greater Manchester are playing a leading role in developing low carbon solutions for: smart energy, retrofitting, transport, green innovation, natural environment, aviation, green finance, and green skills/jobs.
On this site powered by the team at Marketing Manchester, we’ll be posting news from the relevant themes from across Greater Manchester. Browse the articles below to see everything Greener Greater Manchester.
Latest Greener Greater Manchester News
The first docking stations set to be delivered as part of the Bee Network Cycle Hire scheme have been installed at the University of Salford this week – ahead of dozens more being installed over the coming weeks.
Greater Manchester approves plan to remove one million tonnes of carbon and accelerate response to climate crisis
Greater Manchester is set to become the first city-region in the UK to adopt an accelerated plan for carbon reduction over the next five years – seen as critical by experts to achieving long-term net zero goals.
Graphene-enhanced concrete, known as Concretene, has been used to a lay a low-emission roller rink at Mayfield’s Escape to Freight Island venue.
Manchester’s new Tower of Light structure has been officially switched on – marking a milestone in the development of the city’s new Civic Quarter Heat Network.
The museum’s upgrades include utilising an 1800s well for water source heating, installing electric boilers and painstakingly removing historic cobbles to lay pipework for new sustainable heating
Energy House 2.0 at the University of Salford will be a new lab that can simulate 95% of the world’s climate allowing researchers to measure the energy efficiency of older properties.