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The retrofit boom: the builders who won’t just knock it down and start again As the construction industry moves towards a more sustainable future, is it time we stop knocking down buildings? Economics Environment Sustainable Development
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What went right this week: climate compensation for developing countries, plus more Denmark promised funding for poorer countries experiencing climate impacts, a four-day week trial showed promise, plus more positive news Economics Environment Society
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What went right this week: the bar was raised for responsible business, plus more A billionaire gave his company away in support of climate action, the pandemic was declared near its end, plus more positive news Economics Environment Society
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Long read: Changing how we measure progress is key to tackling a world in crisis ‘GDP measures everything except that which makes life worthwhile,’ said John F Kennedy. But what are the alternatives? Economics Environment Society Wellbeing
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‘Liberate the tractors’: the movement that’s regaining control of our devices The successful hacking of a ‘smart’ tractor marks the latest victory for the burgeoning right to repair movement Economics Environment Society
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How to tackle the UK cost of living crisis – four economists have their say From targeted help for the poorest, to investment in the green transition, here are four potential solutions to the cost of living crisis Economics Politics Society Wellbeing
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