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Carbon Co-op is an energy services and advocacy co-operative that helps people and communities to make the radical reductions in home carbon emissions necessary to avoid runaway climate change.

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Incentivising renewable, local energy

20 May 2022

With energy bills skyrocketing and the energy supply market broken, communities across the UK aren’t satisfied with a centralised, carbon-intensive energy market.  Consumers want more of a localised, environmentally friendly energy system, with 76% of consumers saying they would rather buy and use sustainable energy generated in their community. And yet despite high demand, for … Read more

Contractor working on retrofit floor

The Committee on Climate Change meets Manchester’s retrofit pioneers

16 May 2022

In this blog, Alex King reviews a session we held in March between the UK’s most senior climate policy makers at the Climate Change Committee, people suffering the impacts of the fuel bill crisis and those pushing the boundaries of energy efficiency in Greater Manchester. Facing the challenge We know that tackling climate change means … Read more

citizens' jury

GMLEM citizens’ jury: a people-powered energy transition

25 Apr 2022

By tapping into the wants and needs of the people of Greater Manchester, we can identify what energy solutions best meet local needs.

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