Tag Archives: Green Deal

How to make high rise homes fit for the future

This post is by James Traynor, director of architecture at ECD Architects. Is it right that people live in homes they can’t afford to heat without taking out a loan, and which cause them health problems from excessive humidity and … Continue reading

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Big manifesto ideas: responsible pensions, help to heat and a resource target

With the 2015 general election on the horizon, we’ve asked leading thinkers and experts for their one big manifesto idea. The one they think will make a real difference to a greener Britain. Today we’re posting ideas 13,14 and 15. … Continue reading

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Localism is the cornerstone of environmentalism

This post is by Sarah Newton, Conservative MP for Truro and Falmouth, one of the MPs working with us on our Climate Leadership Programme. This post was first published by The Guardian. As a member of the science and technology select committee I … Continue reading

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The triple benefit of an ambitious energy efficiency programme

This post is by Will Straw, associate director for climate change, energy and transport at IPPR. It is taken from the collection of essays, published today by Green Alliance, Green social democracy: better homes in better places.  This pamphlet, alongside similar collections on ‘Green liberalism’ … Continue reading

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How to make City Deals greener

This is a guest post by Andy Nolan, Director of Sustainable Development at Sheffield City Council. Eight core English cities including my own have now signed City Deals to boost their economies[1]. Work is already underway on putting the deals into practice, … Continue reading

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