Killing consumerism: Are we headed to disposal doom?
In his keynote presentation, Professor Mark Miodownik deliberates on the perils of consumerism, how we might manage to bring it to a sustainable future, and its obsolescence
University receives accreditation from United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
The University receives accreditation from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), joining the ranks of just five universities in the UK to achieve such recognition
“The climate change hoax” – and other X threads
When 97% of scientists agree that climate change is caused by humans, what could sway people to go against them and call it a hoax? We took to X to find out
Colour and community: How a Fallowfield gardening project is making the community blossom
Native flowers, wild grasses and garden herbs — community group ‘Fallowfield Tree Bases’ are planting more than new bulbs but rather sowing the seeds for a more vibrant and collaborative neighbourhood.
Tottenham Hotspur and F1 partnership aims to address long-standing issues in the sport
Formula One and Tottenham have announced a 15-year partnership with each other. How will this change the sport in the future?
Clean air, clean mind: The impact of air pollution on our brains
We know that air pollution has negative consequences on human health, but how does it affect our thinking and cognitive abilities?
The sustainable student: Five ways to be environmentally conscious on a budget
Being sustainable as a student doesn’t have to break the bank – here are five ways that you can be a greener student in Manchester
Mooloo: The Scientists Potty Training Cows to Save the World
Cattle farming has a huge environmental impact, but seems unlikely to disappear any time soon. Find out how scientists are potty training cows to lesson their impact on climate change.
“It’s a Fair COP” – Considerations on the COP26 Summit
Max Earnshaw discusses ‘climate anxiety’ and investigates whether politicians attending Cop26 are doing good on their promises to make a genuine effort to improve the climate crisis situation
Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone set to be introduced in 2022
A Clean Air Zone is set to be introduced in Greater Manchester in spring 2022 to combat illegal levels of nitrogen dioxide in the region