Steve Rotheram

Leaders push for retrofitting roll-out  

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Dan Whelan

Metro mayors Steve Rotheram and Andy Burnham called for widespread retrofitting of properties across the North West, as the region looks to capture positive lessons from the pandemic and create a springboard for change.

Gavin Elliot

Virus ‘pushes climate change to back burner’

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Dan Whelan

The Government’s fiscal reaction to the coronavirus pandemic proves "the magic money tree has always been there", said Gavin Elliot, head of BDP’s Manchester studio, and raises questions as to why the funds have not been used to tackle climate change. 

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City must come together to address net-zero challenge

Dan Whelan

If Manchester is to achieve its aim of becoming net zero carbon by 2038 it must find a way of cutting emissions by 50% over the next five years, according to Gavin Elliott, head of BDP's Manchester studio.