'No progress': MPs slam government failure to curb CO2 from construction and demolition of buildings

Cecilia Keating
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the UK’s built environment is responsible for 25% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions | Credit: iStock
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the UK’s built environment is responsible for 25% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions | Credit: iStock

Mandatory whole life carbon assessments, dedicated carbon targets for built environment, and policies to incentivise retrofit over new-build constructions among policies recommended by MPs

A dearth of policy designed to tackle the significant emissions generated by the construction and demolition of buildings is damagingthe chances of the UK achieving net zero, MPs on Parliament's Environmental...

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