Our city’s shared plan to tackle climate change


Sentinel: A Sound & Light Performance (Manchester Science Festival)

Thursday, October 19, 2017 -
20:00 to 22:00

Art meets Science as part of Manchester Science Festival 2017. This event looks at climate change and migration, as well as their wider impact on human evolution, through a multi-sensory performance using digital images and data, accompanied by live electronic music and then followed by a panel discussion.

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Smart Cities (Manchester Science Festival)

Friday, October 20, 2017 -
17:30 to 20:00

Get involved in an immersive and engaging debate about how to meet Manchester’s future energy demands. Discover how scientists from the European Commission are rising to the challenge of keeping Europe’s lights on and what this means for Manchester’s future as we explore a world of biofuels and next-generation batteries. Be prepared to experience interactive art and hands-on performances inspired by the science of smart cities. But most importantly, be a part of Manchester’s future as a world-leading, sustainable city. Pretty smart, right?

Speakers include:


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The Great Energy Escape (Manchester Science Festival)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 11:00 to Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 16:30

Crystal Maze meets Breakout in this brand new interactive game from Carbon Co-op and Energy Democracy Greater Manchester. Drawing on energy data produced by the real lives of people from across Greater Manchester, the game is a race against time for participants to reduce emissions and keep the lights on under pressure. Based on the systems that make, use and share our energy, this game explores current issues and dilemmas which you must solve through compromise and collaboration.

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Manchester Climathon 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017 -
09:00 to 17:00

Climathon brings together the climate challenges faced by the world’s cities and the people who have the ability and the passion to solve them. Manchester’s students, start-ups, entrepreneurs, big thinkers and technical experts are being invited to take part in a Global climate change hackathon which will take place simultaneously in major cities around the world on 27 October 2017.

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