Manchester is one of 122 cities to receive top score on climate action from environmental impact non-profit, CDP
A List cities build climate momentum, taking three times as many climate mitigation and adaptation measures as non-A Listers
Only 12% of cities that were scored in 2022 received an A score
Manchester has been recognized by CDP as one of 122 cities across the globe that is taking bold leadership on environmental action and transparency, despite the pressures of a challenging global economic situation.
Manchester is currently not on track to stay within its carbon budget. We have not been reducing our direct emissions quickly enough and are at risk of missing the city’s first milestone – to halve its direct carbon emissions by 2025
Manchester communities are set to pioneer new approaches to tackle the climate emergency, as the In Our Nature initiative has been awarded £2.5m in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK. The funding will help residents deliver over 50 community-led projects to reduce carbon emissions and introduce urban greening and nature-based solutions.
Manchester’s first ever Community Assembly on climate change enables people from across the city to play a key role in shaping our response to the climate emergency!
Residents from all over Manchester took part in the city's first ever Community Assembly on climate change. This was a unique opportunity for participants to play a key role in shaping the future of our city. It is only with our residents’ ideas, thoughts and input we can create a city that's greener, healthier and more connected.
The Manchester Climate Change Youth Board launched their manifesto in October, the manifesto consisting of 7 priorities and 35 individual climate action policies is the first of its kind in Greater Manchester and sets out actions young people would like to see taken to get to zero carbon.
I am pleased to introduce the Partnership’s Net Zero Carbon New Build Policy Document. The document was endorsed and adopted at the Partnership meeting on 23 July 2021. It sets out a proposal that to meet the city’s plan to be Zero Carbon by 2038, all new buildings in the city from 2023 should be Zero Carbon.