Coronavirus Response: WSP's David Symons on compassion, clients, and continuity

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Coronavirus Response: WSP's David Symons on compassion, clients, and continuity

UK Director of Sustainability at WSP, David Symons, argues the UK environmental movement has to come out of this crisis in one piece, 'ready to crack on when the time is right'

Just a fortnight days ago, I was asking my son's class for their ideas to deliver a zero carbon world. That seems a long time ago as the UK environmental movement and their families get used to the lockdown....

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