Our city’s shared plan to tackle climate change

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Healthy, Happy, Green Manchester

Having met for the first time last week, the Manchester Climate Change Board discuss Manchester's ambitions on climate change. 

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How Britain’s cold snap is caused by warm air elsewhere

Record warmth is melting Arctic sea ice in the depth of winter. 

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Switching off the lights and saving energy

Take part in Earth Hour on the 24th March 2018! 

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Women in Sustainability - Manchester Event Summary

Held on the 21st of February 2018, this popular event led by Sustwomen and hosted by the Co-op presented a fantastic opportunity for women already employed within the field of sustainability, or those starting out, to learn from each other and share ideas. 

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CURBING CAR CULTURE: PUTTING THE BRAKES ON CITY PARKING

Too often we have been designing cities for cars instead of people.

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Thinking Green and Planting Trees

Communities, planners and policy makers start to acknowledge the benefits of forests, especially in cities.

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Manchester Great Outdoors

Best practice case studies, part of Manchester Great Outdoors strategy.

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The Great British Sandwich

Research from The University of Manchester shows sandwiches are a climate disaster!

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Campaign to Protect Rural England - Climate Change Lecture and Listening Event

Kevin Anderson from The University of Manchester talks about the urgency to take action if we are to keep below 2oC followed by an audience feedback session which will contribute to the Mayor's Green Summit in March 2018.

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Britain's 25 Year Environment Plan

Manchester’s Climate Change Strategy is underway with the aim of becoming a zero carbon city by 2050.  Beyond this local action, on the 11th of January 2018, Theresa May launched the Government’s vision for a greener future – the 25 year Environment Plan.  Within this ambitious plan lies, amongst other things, a pledge to eliminate avoidable waste, introduce new safeguards for wildlife and connect more children with nature.

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