Creating a zero carbon metropolis in Northern England

‘ We can inspire people to simple, cheap actions, to community level insulation. I call this ‘Rebuilding societies’; to retrofit vast numbers of homes. ’


Goals: A zero carbon, nature friendly, socially just Leeds by the 2030s.

Insights: The first phase of work was not about climate change, it was about recognising local needs and identifying local leadership. The focus is on what we can really do; where is our agency, and how does this help us in our everyday lives? For example, promoting home energy efficiency has never been easier, because energy costs have rocketed.

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