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Article update: government follows Prospect’s lead on carbon emissions

By Brian Semple  

Home Insulation: the first step in reducing carbon emissions

Further evidence (if any was necessary) that Prospect’s influence stretches right to the very highest echelons of British political power: following John Beddington’s call in these pages for UK homes to be made more carbon friendly, the government will announce plans this week to give one in four homes a complete eco-makeover.

According to today’s Guardian, the campaign will involve “giving 7m houses and flats a complete refit to improve insulation,…

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