Monthly Archives: July 2014

In the real world the targets for reducing carbon emissions from the existing housing stock will not be met

Recently I was talking to a conference organiser about the issues around upgrading the energy efficiency of the UK’s existing housing stock. I expressed my doubts about the basic deliverability of the EU’s and the UK Government’s carbon reduction targets … Continue reading

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Growth Outside of London, High Speed Transport, and Tax Raising Powers

Back in May 2014 Public Finance Magazine published a piece of the progress of The City Growth Commission, chaired by Jim O’Neill. I wrote a response which they asked to publish in their printed journal – I thought I would … Continue reading

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Waste to Energy

My world of Urban Regeneration and Sustainable Growth consultancy is very varied, ranging from big picture policy and strategy to very detailed, hands on delivery and implementation. One aspect of this is economic and environmental sustainability, getting policy makers, businesses … Continue reading

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