Manchester city council’s Executive Committee met yesterday to review the Council’s 2020-25 Climate Change Action plan. The Tyndall Centre, Manchester, told The Meteor that it was likely Manchester was ‘off the pace in terms of year-on-year reductions’ in carbon emissions.
An ambitious new project is addressing pandemic induced job loss while boosting the retrofit sector in Greater Manchester. Nick Prescott visits a home undergoing retrofitting works to learn more.
The Raising the Roof on Housing series was funded by the generous donations of our supporters in a Crowdfunder we ran last year and its theme was chosen by Meteor Community Members.
Greater Manchester must retrofit 60,000 residential and commercial buildings a year to be zero carbon by 2038. Cooperatives and small businesses have led the way to make homes fit for the future, but not on the scale needed due to financial restrictions, skills shortages and inappropriate supply chains. Local authorities will need to work with […]