Building more homes can create jobs and help tackle climate change

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The Nature Conservancy's Justin Adams explains why cutting carbon could go hand-in-hand with a new era of housebuilding in the UK

For many years the UK has failed to build enough homes for a growing population. The government's recently announced housing policy aims to address this by, among other things, making local communities produce...

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