The government needs to get its green house in order

Andrew Shepherd TopHat

Policies to make housing more sustainable have been disjointed and temporary, says Andrew Shepherd

Just as Christmas trees are being put up, mistletoe hung and brussels sprouts stacked in supermarket aisles, the UK government has been decking the halls of Westminster with a raft of green policies. From the Ten Point Plan, to the ramped-up climate change targets to meet our commitments under the Paris agreement, a green recovery is beginning to materialise.

For those of us that care deeply about the planet our children will inherit, and recognise the economic opportunity that a green transition will bring, this is a gratifying shift in both rhetoric and policy.

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