Archive for March, 2013

  • Budget ‘missed opportunity’

    "Investment in infrastructure, the centrepiece of today's budget, could have worked brilliantly to promote low-carbon........   the proposals announced today shore up the old, rather than encouraging the new. The biggest missed opportunity is in energy efficiency. A retrofit of the UK building stock, to bring about high energy efficiency standards combined with small scale generation and smart grids, would have reaped carbon dividends, as well as providing jobs at all skill levels. Instead, we spend ...

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