FootprintWire 02.09.11

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E.on suggests UK householders ‘can’t be bothered’ to insulate their homes.

Mayor of London announces £100million fund to provide low cost loans for retrofitting London’s public buildings.

UK Carbon Reporting Framework launched to help match communities and organisations with carbon reduction programmes.

RSPB calls for UK government to review proposed plans for biomass energy plants, amidst fears increased demand for wood fuel will destroy habitats and increase global warming.

Research presented at the Royal Geographical Society’s Annual Conference suggests many new housing estates’ attempts at going green are just ‘eco-bling’.

And finally… Emergency Shelter Exhibition in Sydney, Australia, showcases ways in which architects can provide shelter in disaster situations.

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