Planning policy

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Climate crisis: Boris Johnson ‘too cosy’ with vested interests to take serious action
Report author calls for thorough clean-up of political donations, directorships and embedded interns

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

14, Apr, 2021 @10:46 AM

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The dirty secret of so-called 'fossil-fuel free' buildings
The ‘embodied carbon’ in the building of glass and steel blocks makes them anything but green

Oliver Wainwright

03, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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UK criticised for ignoring Paris climate goals in infrastructure decisions
Exclusive: scientists write to ministers and supreme court over recent ruling in Heathrow case

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

30, Mar, 2021 @8:36 AM

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Rising from the rubble: London pub rebuilt brick by brick after illegal bulldozing
Carlton Tavern reopens six years after planning ruling that campaigners hope will prevent developers demolishing other sites

James Tapper

21, Mar, 2021 @8:30 AM

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London council ignites safety row as it rejects cycle lane plans
Calls for government intervention after Kensington and Chelsea leadership team’s decision

Peter Walker

18, Mar, 2021 @11:15 AM

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The Guardian view on urban insecurity: build a feminist city | Editorial
Editorial: The design of our cities and towns must make women’s wellbeing and safety a priority


16, Mar, 2021 @7:09 PM

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If Boris Johnson is serious about levelling up, he would plan for a 2026 census now | Danny Dorling
An additional population survey, on top of next week’s, would provide information the country really needs

Danny Dorling

14, Mar, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Eco-homes become hot property in UK's zero-carbon ‘paradigm shift’
Smart, low-carbon homes were once the preserve of one-off grand designs – now there are up to 30,000 projects in the pipeline

Oliver Wainwright

06, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Corinne Templer obituary
Other lives: Campaigner known as ‘Lady Ealing’ for her commitment to preserving the character of the London suburb

Judith Bronkhurst

01, Mar, 2021 @8:03 PM

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Set children free: are playgrounds a form of incarceration?
Play has been the invisible casualty of the pandemic. Is it time to let children reclaim the streets? Our writer looks forward to a post-Covid world of parklets, play streets and repurposed parking spaces

Oliver Wainwright

25, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Keep out of Bristol’s slaver street names debate, ministers are told
The city fears its discussion on slave owner Edward Colston is being dragged into a divisive national ‘culture war’

Tom Wall

21, Feb, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Local battles in the war on endless development | Letters
Letters: Helen Geake on a win-win situation for developers, Christopher Tanner on pressuring the government in the run-up to Cop26, Evan Bayton on over-urbanisation in the north-west, and Francine Bates on efforts to protect an arcadian part of London


18, Feb, 2021 @4:47 PM

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