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SEA Technology Agnostic Event (October 2022)

SEA Technology Agnostic Event (October 2022)

Our Policy Advisor, Ben Copson, launched our recent Technology Agnostic Event, discussing the context for technology agnosticism in the current government and political landscape. Read Ben's speech: Political Climate: I think it is of no surprise to anybody in this...

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Priorities for increasing energy security in the UK – addressing key challenges, industry role and obligations, energy efficiency, mitigating impact on business and consumers, and the future of net-zero policy ambitions

Priorities for increasing energy security in the UK – addressing key challenges, industry role and obligations, energy efficiency, mitigating impact on business and consumers, and the future of net-zero policy ambitions

Our Chief Executive, Jade Lewis, recently spoke at the Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum policy conference to discuss the priorities for UK energy security. Read Jade's speech: Priorities for increasing energy security On the 7th of April this...

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Bridging the Healthy Homes Gap

Bridging the Healthy Homes Gap

Our Chief Executive Jade Lewis explores the policy gaps/solutions for delivering healthy buildings in a recent speech for APPGHHB. The most significant gap around government policy and health and well-being is the fact that health and well-being is not viewed as a...

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The Complex Issue of Heat Decarbonisation

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change, has recently warned that ‘global warming of 1.5°C and 2°C will be exceeded during the 21st century unless deep reductions in carbon...

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How do we retrofit healthier homes and places in recovery?

How do we retrofit healthier homes and places in recovery?

‘How can we ensure that health and wellbeing is at the forefront of the Government’s decision making processes on green retrofitting and that they adopt a more holistic joined-up approach to deliver healthy homes and buildings?’ Firstly, the government and local...

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Social Housing: Time to Declare a Climate Emergency?

Social Housing: Time to Declare a Climate Emergency?

The Rise in Climate Declarations The legislation of the UK’s net zero carbon target has given rise to declarations of a climate emergency, with 74% of local authorities having now set their own carbon targets. Typically, this means that resources have been allocated...

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