Manchester Study will measure air pollution from domestic wood burners

Researchers have started a six-week study to measure airborne pollutant emissions from domestic wood burning stoves, using a dedicated laboratory-based test facility at The...

Government plan urgently needed to address “the silent killer” of heatwaves

2022 saw UK temperatures soar to above 40°C for the first time, while 2023 was the world’s hottest year on record. The Environmental Audit...

Study finds 83 per cent of UK’s rivers fail pollution test

A new study has found that 83% of the Country’s rivers monitored have failed phosphate standard for good ecological status The study by the Angler’s...

The largest living wall in Europe in Salford is now complete

The City of Salford is now home to Eden, one of the UK’s most sustainable office buildings, containing Europe’s largest living wall. From the site...

Rooting for success as 500 new trees are planted across the borough of Rochdale

500 new trees are taking root across the borough of Rochdale as part of the council’s commitment to increase urban tree cover. The work is...

Carbon Dioxide build up in atmosphere forecast in 2024 to be higher than required...

The build-up of atmospheric carbon-dioxide between 2023 and 2024 is forecast to be faster than that required to track IPCC scenarios that limit global...

Butterflies could lose spots as climate warms

Female Meadow Brown butterflies have fewer spots if they develop in warmer weather – so climate change could make them less spotty, new research shows. University...

First results from Salford’s unique Energy House 2.0 project

The first results from a ground-breaking research collaboration between The University of Salford, housebuilders Barratt Developments and Bellway, and construction solutions provider Saint-Gobain, have...

University launches pioneering study with Greater Manchester local authorities in bid to tackle domestic...

The University of Manchester has launched a study in partnership with Greater Manchester’s 10 local authorities to better understand the use of log burners...

Don’t ditch the £28b Green Investment plans Burnham tells Starmer

The Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham urged Labour not to ditch its £28 million green investment plans amid routine attacks from the Tories. “I...