UK housing sector ‘not prepared for climate change’

The housing sector is not reducing its emissions fast enough and developers are building homes that are ‘not fit for the future’, the government’s climate change advisers have warned

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National emissions from homes should have fallen to 13% below 1990 levels by 2017, according to the CCC’s own cost-effective emissions pathway for meeting the UK’s carbon budgets, but the actual reduction was only 9%

The housing sector is not reducing its emissions fast enough and developers are building homes that are ‘not fit for the future’, the government’s climate change advisers have warned.

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