Bury Council will be tackling rodaside weeds with hot water rather than chemicals

A new ’green’ way of killing weeds with hot water rather than glyphosate has been ordered by the council. The Multevo Hot Water Weed System...

Wythenshawe Forum goes solar as carbon reduction plan moves forward

Wythenshawe Forum is now powered by solar electricity, with the installation of a new photovoltaic array on the building’s roof completed. New carbon-saving features for...

Manchester drivers not ready to go green and the UK isn’t helping

British motorists are not getting the same encouragement to dump their petrol and diesel cars for electric vehicles as the rest of Europe. Research by...

School marks Manchester Arena Attack with planting of 22 trees

Children from The Willows Primary School in Wythenshawe planted 22 large ‘memorial’ trees as well as created a bee-friendly meadow to mark the anniversary...

Toothless Government policy and targets insufficient to stem the tide of UK biodiversity loss...

The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is urging the Government to conserve and restore UK biodiversity and ecosystems amid grave concern that of the G7...

Jet stream that brought storm Eunice has been getting faster over last century

New research from the University of Southampton shows that the winter jet stream over the North Atlantic and Eurasia has increased its average speed...

Making gardens greener will help protect against flooding and heatwaves, say Manchester researchers

Urban domestic gardens play an important role in protecting against climate hazards – such as flooding and heatwaves – meaning garden owners can do...

Aeroplane lab samples pollution from moorland fires

Scientists at the University of York have flown over the plumes of smoke rising from Saddleworth Moor in an adapted research aircraft to sample...

Manchester Airport celebrates its regional roots with 80 oak trees up for grabs

Communities across the region are being given the chance to apply for a commemorative oak tree and time capsule as part of Manchester Airport’s...

Demise of large animals forecast as a result of climate change

Researchers at the University of Southampton have forecast a worldwide move towards smaller birds and mammals over the next 100 years. In the future, small,...