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Fending off the floods: how we can keep the water away

 
8th February 2016    |     Shaun Pentlow: Associate Director, Rolton Group

Flooding was once again in the headlines over Christmas, with many parts of the UK suffering from the aftermath of extreme wet weather.

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Fending off the floods: how we can keep the water away

Fending off the floods

 
8th February 2016    |     Shaun Pentlow

Flooding was once again in the headlines over Christmas, with many parts of the UK suffering from the aftermath of extreme wet weather.

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The Economics of Clean Energy

Clean Energy

 
24th September 2015    |     Peter Rolton

Winding the clock back to the start of parliament in 2010, I’m sure we all remember David Cameron promising to deliver ‘the greenest government ever’, with rhetoric about taking the necessary hard decisions to ensure we are equipped for a prosperous and low-carbon future.

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Zero Carbon Housing Kicked to the Curb

Rolton Group

 
17th July 2015    |     Chris Evans

Last week, the Government released a paper entitled ‘Fixing the Foundations: Creating a More Prosperous Nation’ in which the zero carbon buildings policy, first announced by Labour in 2006, was unceremoniously scrapped.

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UK Housing: Making the Long Journey Home

Rolton Group

 
5th September 2014    |     Peter Rolton

When the recession hit, it wiped out livelihoods and decimated entire markets. In the face of a global slump, Britain’s housing sector was no exception; buyers couldn’t afford to buy and builders couldn’t afford to build.

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The Sun is Setting on Large-Scale Solar

Rolton Group

 
16th May 2014    |     Peter Rolton

This week, DECC announced plans to cut financial support for large-scale solar in the UK from April next year, halting subsidies currently received through the renewables obligation (RO) scheme.

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The Populist Policy Problem

Rolton Group

 
9th May 2014    |     Peter Rolton

The forthcoming local and European elections are now less than two weeks away, and contending parties have been doggedly campaigning to increase their chances of securing seats both at home and in Brussels.

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