Putin's useful idiots: How rowing back on insulating homes hurts us all

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Putin's useful idiots: How rowing back on insulating homes hurts us all

Nixing energy efficiency policy will increase energy bills and emissions, rack up NHS costs, and hurt local retrofit businesses, warns ECIU's Jess Ralston

As government responds to the Climate Change Committee's 2023 Progress Report, it's clearer than ever that little progress is being made on insulating Britain's homes. But there has perhaps been no better...

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