Ensuring the development industry takes account of its social and environmental impact will take a major cultural shift. That’s why nailing down a way to measure wellbeing is all-important, argues Ivan Tennant
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The fuel poor tend to underheat their homes. This is a critical issue in meeting the Green Deal’s ‘Golden Rule’… If a fuel-poor home uses significantly less heating fuel than predicted, it will be virtually impossible to meet the Golden Rule and the household will be worse off.
There are a number of joined up approaches to real local sustainability developing around the country… but it’s still complex, and some issues will take 20 years rather than the five-year span of an elected government.
Anthony Woods Waters reports on a burgeoning relationship between the US city of Little Rock and Newcastle upon Tyne