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Hundreds of ‘tiny homes’ have appeared in LA for homeless people to live in LA is the latest city to experiment with micro homes, which provide secure accommodation while homeless people find their feet Innovation Society Wellbeing
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How cool is that? New white paint ‘more powerful’ than air conditioning Scientists have developed a paint that reflects 98 per cent of sunlight. Its energy-saving credentials could help tackle the climate crisis Energy Environment Innovation Science Sustainable Development
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Manchester joins London in launching plans for New York-style High Line A Victorian viaduct that brought coal into Manchester is to be transformed into an ‘urban oasis’. London has similar ideas Environment Innovation Society Wellbeing
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The micro homes designed to tackle the UK housing crisis The properties are being proposed for brownfield land in Bristol, but could help other UK cities address the lack of affordable housing Innovation Lifestyle Society Sustainable Development
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Timber’s time: wood is making a comeback in construction, bringing many benefits It’s versatile, light, carbon-capturing and may even make us feel better when we’re surrounded by it. Is timber the future of construction? Environment Innovation Sustainable Development Wellbeing
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A ‘forest’ has sprung up in an unlikely location in London The Forest for Change is part of an event designed to highlight solutions to the climate crisis Arts Environment Sustainable Development
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