Poll: Fewer than half of local council executives confident in meeting net zero targets

Cecilia Keating
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Tower blocks in East London | Credit: iStock

Measures designed to boost energy efficiency of buildings deemed critical to delivering council net zero targets, E.ON polling shows

Local councils around the UK harbour low levels of confidence among their leadership teams about meeting their net zero targets, according to a poll of dozens of local government executives. A survey...

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