House prices are about to get walloped by energy ratings that brand homes sub-standard

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The housing sector may not be fully aware of the risks but the world of finance is already moving to reduce its exposure, says Igloo’s Chris Brown

The global response to the climate emergency is about to hit UK house prices like a tsunami, but the sector cannot yet see it coming.

COP26 in Glasgow in November is proving to be a galvanising force for sweeping global – and national – decarbonisation promises and predictions. 

Entire economic sectors, such as coal, are being swept away by this wave of global policymaking consensus.

Citizens across the world and, according to the opinion polls, particularly in the UK, are now overwhelmingly aware of the need to act on climate change and this in turn is influencing everyone from politicians to pension providers.


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