Rather than 'build, build, build' the UK should 'invest, invest, invest'

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For a green recovery it makes much more sense to invest in skills and sectors - such as steel recycling - than big building programmes, argues Professor Julian Allwood

Just over 12 months ago the government unanimously passed legislation committing the country to a target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. It was a landmark for Britain, as we joined Sweden,...

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