CCC: Weak UK housing rules risk raising net zero costs and climate vulnerability

Michael Holder
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The award-winning zero carbon housing estate Goldsmith Street in Norwich | Credit: Tim Crocker
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The award-winning zero carbon housing estate Goldsmith Street in Norwich | Credit: Tim Crocker

Government's current green housing policies 'do not go far enough' to protect against climate change or cutting CO2, advisory body warns

The UK's climate advisors have criticised the government's green housing policies, warning that current plans "do not go far enough" in cutting carbon or protecting households from intensifying climate...

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